A new tool I tried out in my classroom last week was this tool from ClassTools.net (if you have never checked out that site you definitely should, it's got some quick & easy tools that can be used in the classroom!)
Anyway, this tool allows you to modify the popular game Connect Four with content relevant to your curriculum. I have been using it for a review of the different figurative language we have been studying. I tell them, find four examples of metaphors & they come up to the white board & attempt!
Here's a link to mine
Here's the link to the original that you can edit: