We try to feature (as much as possible) ideas that can be used across content areas so they may be repeated and learned across the school year. The graffiti board review is one such activity.

Mrs. Harris from Adventures of Room 129 uses this activity as an engaging review and as a way to get learners talking, sharing, and teaching each other. To begin, she calls three students up to the board and has them think of one word or term from the unit they studied (i.e., Appomattox for a Civil War unit). Students can write their words on the board like graffiti- with any color and in any style they choose (bubble letters, diagonally, etc.). After all students have [Read more…]