Practice spelling words-- or use this for a poetry activity. Students draw a big scribble on their page - remind them to leave big spaces in their scribble! Using coloured pencils, they can then fill the spaces with their words.
Contraction Surgery - memorable lesson - spelling words consisted of contractions. We practiced putting two words together as contractions by completing contraction surgery! (External Link no-longer works)
Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip. Or use for Word Work