With only a few more days of school this year, the kids are getting restless! The kids were starting to get bored of all of the ways they could practice their Word Work for Daily 5. Luckily, my friends at MyBinding.com (shout out to Hillsboro, Oregon!!!) sent me C-Line's 9x7 Reusable Dry Erase Pockets, a fun, new product to try out with my students! These pockets are heavy-duty and they are reinforced and sewn all the way around the edges of the pocket. Plus, they have a little eyelet so you could hang them for easy access. All I had to do was slip in a paper that I wanted my students to practice and voila! a non-prep, fun Word Work center was born!
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We are currently studying about plants and the kids have been working on adding science vocabulary words to their Plant ABC vocabulary sheet. I slipped a few blank sheets into the dry erase pockets so that kids could add one of their words to the class ABC list. Talk about easy motivation! Some of the kids who don't always want to get their work done were scrambling so that they could get their hands on one of the dry erase pocket activities! CLICK HERE FOR A FREEBIE OF MY ABC VOCAB SHEET!MyBinding.com has other colors and sizes of these fun Dry Erase Pockets. Besides getting more of the large pockets, I want to get some of the smaller 6x9 versions, too! They'd be great to use with some of my other centers. Instead of copying off a
Sorry for the quality of the next picture, but it was too good not to include in my post. When my kids turned in their homework yesterday, I came across this one that didn't quite get signed by the student and the parent... LOL!!! This little guy spent his Work on Writing time to draw me a picture and wrote me a note that said, "My teecher is a delaket flower and she is always HAPPY!"