Working with words can actually be fun! We have a set of purple dictionaries in the classroom that we use to learn what some words mean. We also play different word games on our ipads. Sometimes we do word sorts on the board. All of these help us with our writing and spelling.
One day we learned about parts of speech. We got to do a scavenger hunt through a bunch of magazines and newspapers to look for examples of each part of speech. It was hard but fun!