In first grade the word wall can be massive. Not only do you put the kindergarten review and first grade sight words, but you need pattern words so that students can look at a word and see that they can make other words (If I can spell cake, then I can spell make). It's always a challenge to find a space in the room for such a large project. This year we decided to use the only space left in our room for such a large activity - the ceiling! I know that in many classroom the fire regulations are very strict and that may be a problem for us before it's all over, but we're going to give it a try. The success will be if the students actually use it!