Builds spelling skills
For this lesson you will need a box of macaroni in the shape of alphabet letters. You might simply drop a handful on every student's desk, or you might prepare individual plastic bags of the pasta. On your signal, students will dump out the pasta on their desks and start spelling. Who can come up with the most words? Who can spell the longest word? Give prizes for those words!
Variation: With older students you might not accept any words with fewer than four letters in them.
Article by Gary Hopkins
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