Ideas for Whiteboard
- Change or add adjectives
- Circle elements to check authenticity of a website
- Explore editing and proofreading marks
- Highlight words in sentences and paragraphs - use e-books!
- Identify the fact or opinion in an article
- Match words
- Use highlighter tool to highlight parts of speech (i.e., nouns, verbs, adjectives)
- Practice words. Move the icon to see the answer.
- Use a story starter, write a class story, chain story, or peer story
- Put key words in middle and write two points of view
- Scramble words and make sentences
- Share autobiographies
- Write a daily journal, news article, or newsletter with key information from news websites
- Write poetry such as haiku
- Write rhyming words
- Write sentences based on photographs
- On e-grid paper, plot the relationship between two characters (i.e., calm/stressed, happy/sad) through the book
Use photo of a person (i.e., character from book, person from history).
Ask students to write in “bubble” about their thoughts.
- Show a book cover, analyze the photo before you start reading, then after. Use bubbles for brainstorming.