These spring centers for language arts are designed to fit into your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms
Use these spring reading centers when you need to pull together an engaging center for your students that meet standards.
We’ve included a variety of activities designed to be used as center work during your reading workshop. We are just beginning to dive into centers for our intermediate site so if you are in search of something we are missing for your reading centers, please let us know. We are looking for some new ideas!
You can download the complete set at the bottom of this post by clicking on the bold, blue title.
You will find the following activities in the download:
Synonym Match Students match the synonym cards – can be used as a simple sort or as a matching game. There is also a recording page.
Sentence Sort Students sort the sentences into the correct category depending on the type of sentence.
Spring Phrases We have provided four different sentences. Students choose one, record the sentence and draw a picture to show what they visualize.
ABC Order Practice This center gives students practice alphabetizing up to the third letter. Includes two recording pages for you to choose from.
Past Tense Verbs Students record the verb and then write the past tense of each verb.
Abbreviations Students match each word with the correct abbreviation in a matching game or sort. Another variation is for you to provide the full words only. Students choose a word and write the correct abbreviation.
Be an Author Encourage students to focus on word usage. Children choose a sentence card and then expand the sentence by adding adjectives, more exciting verbs and anything else to make the sentence easier to visualize.
Friendly Letter Writing Students choose a letter prompt and write a friendly letter. We have included lined paper that can be used if desired or have students write in their journal.
Make a List These simple brainstorming activities are provided with four different topics.
Spring Thoughts Students complete this spring page with what spring means to them.
Make a Word Wall Students word in groups to make personal word walls with creative winter words.
You can download the complete set of spring centers here: Spring Fun Centers
You might also be interested in our Spring Fling math & Literacy Centers found on our 123 site.