Free ELA Activities for Your Secondary Classroom
Looking for free ELA activities to boost students’ creativity and collaboration in a fun and free way? Look no further!
Below, we share 3 engaging ELA activities that will improve your classroom community and the quality of student-to-student collaboration in your class.
From word games to creative writing exercises, these activities are designed to make learning enjoyable and effective. And the best part? They won’t cost you a thing! With these activities, you can expand your students’ creativity, enhance their reading comprehension, and sharpen their writing skills.
Foster Creativity & Community with these Free ELA Activities
✨ Building routines
✨ Fostering a positive classroom community
✨ Providing FUN opportunities for students to practice their collaborative skills
These trivia bell ringers do ALL OF THE ABOVE. One day I forgot to start class with our trivia bell ringer…my kids nearly lost it until I pulled one up. These were “reluctant” 9th graders….so, trust me when I say these work ✨magic✨.
What teachers like you are saying about these collaborative bell ringers:
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These reading response cards can be used with any novel to ignite your students’ creative thinking and collaborative skills!
If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Will my students ACTUALLY talk about books in a way that is not painful and soul-crushing?”
Then, this resource is your answer. It allows students to view their texts in a brand new light! I love having students work on these task cards in pairs, book clubs, or literature circles.
What teachers like you are saying about these task cards:
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Anytime my students have the opportunity to play ELA-centered games that involve movement and working with others, I am on board (and so are they).
These 3 drama improv games are easy to implement into any drama unit or just as a Fun Friday or Brain Break activity.
The 3 Improv Games:
✨ “Story, Story, Die!”
✨ “Park Bench”
✨ “The Boss is Gonna Freak”
I hope you enjoy these 3 free ELA activities! Let me know in the comments if you try any of them out 🙂
PSST…looking for more free ELA activities? Check out this post over at The Secondary English Coffee Shop that has freebie samples for you.
As always, happy teaching!