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Save!Language Arts Learning Cubes
Make language arts learning a hands-on, minds-on process with Learning Cubes. Each team receives its own cube. They roll the cube and the cube leads students through a cooperative language arts activity. Each squishably soft and quiet-to-roll foam cube measures 3 inches. $3 each cube or get a class set of 8 cubes for $16. Save $8!
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Grades (K–3)

Primary Story Elements
Each side has a picture and title for: Setting, topic, character, beginning, middle, end. Great for prewriting or examining any story's elements. Set of 8 cubes CMLSE • $16

Single cube MLSE • $3

Primary Story Starters
Kid-friendly motivating illustrations are great to develop early story-telling skills. Set of 8 cubes CMLPS • $16

Single cube MLPS • $3

(Grades 3–8)

Journal Starters
Journal starting sentences to get students to write, write, and write some more Set of 8 cubes CMLJ • $16

Single cube MLJ • $3

Parts of Speech
Students will master the parts of speech with this cube that includes a different part of speech on each side: Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Pronoun, Preposition. Set of 8 cubes CMLP • $16

Single cube MLP • $3

Reader Response
Classmates use the sentence starters such as, "I'd like to hear more about...," on this cube to provide other students feedback on their writing. Set of 8 cubes CMLRR • $16

Single cube MLRR • $3

Reading Comprehension
After reading any piece, students spin the cube and perform the selected activity to help boost understanding and retention. Set of 8 cubes CMLR • $16

Single cube MLR • $3

Story Elements
Questions and prompts for students to examine any story's elements: setting, point of view, plot, character, conflict, moral. Set of 8 cubes CMLS • $16

Single cube MLS • $3

Story Prewriting
Help budding writers pen terrific stories with this prewriting activity. Each roll generates a new question to have students map out their new stories. Set of 8 cubes CMLSP • $16

Single cube MLSP • $3

Six prompts to help students learn any new vocabulary words. Set of 8 cubes CMLV • $16

Single cube MLV • $3

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