As a fifth and sixth grade teacher I am always looking for ways to get my student active in their learning. We have been using choice boards this year and they love it. A choice board offers students a way to make decisions about what they will do in order to meet class requirements. A choice board could be for a single
lesson, a week-long lesson, or even a month-long period of study. They also allow the teacher to work with small groups while students are practicing skills.
Free examples can be seen on my Reading Street Resources page. I will be creating more tic-tac-toe boards as the year goes on, so be sure to come by and borrow as much as you need. Below are some great sites with more examples and information: