I saw a few great posts on Pinterest and blogs to put Dead Words (over used vocabulary) to rest. We do not celebrate Halloween at my school and I thought this would be a fun October activity. Here are some ideas that I found:
I created my own tombstones...click image to download 11 documents. 22 tombstones in all.
Here is my bulletin board and my student's creations. The larger tombstone was from Target. I hung it up with Velcro...I hope it is still hanging tomorrow! They had a blast and some were very creative!