Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Workshop Wednesday, FB Linky, Giveaways

Jessica is hosting a new linky party called Workshop Wednesday! This week we're talking about our must haves in Writer's Workshop. My class and I simply couldn't live without figurative language/word work! It's such a HUGE part of our day! We are constantly finding/using examples of figurative language in all subject areas. Because I do so many activities and get so pumped up about it, my students notice it EVERYWHERE! Here are a few pictures from my classroom:

We COLLECT great figurative language examples from my read alouds and from my students' independent reading. We've filled this cabinet a few times! They love adding to collection and using this as a resource for their writing!
UPDATE: My Figurative Language Interactive Bulletin Board has been added to my Teachers Pay Teachers Store-click here to check it out!
My favorite book is the thesaurus! We collect words too! These are our synonym key chains. I made this template on index cards.
My idiom posters are a focal point in our classroom and constantly used as a resource. These posters are a great visual for students to reference. We also have several resources we use in our writing folders.
Facebook Linky Party from 1, 2, 3 Teach With Me! Great way to "like" other bloggers on FB! Spread the word and your "likes"!
Sister Teachers would love for you to stop by their blog and enter their awesome 400 follower giveaway! Lots of goodies!!! I"m participating in this one too!
And, two days left to have the chance to be the winner of my giveaway! Scroll down (February 28th)  to enter using the Rafflecopter-you choose how many chances you want to win!



  1. I like how you teach figurative lanugage throughout the year - I usually teach it as a unit - but I like your idea and how the students are always looking for examples.

    Looking From Third to Fourth

  2. I'm like you and teach figurative language all year- mainly because it's so fun and they need constant exposure to it! Thanks for linking up!!

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