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Textual Analysis Lesson: Taking Stock of the Stock Market
In this reading comprehension lesson plan, 6th graders read and analyze the novel, The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. Students, after reading chapters 3-5, answer 8 reading comprehension questions about the stock market. Students add on to their vocabulary tier the word "abbreviation" and its many definitions.
6th Language Arts 12 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Abbreviations As Words
Students explore the definition and derivation of the popular usage of abbreviations in the English language. Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the abbreviation "prenup" when used as an word. They also consider the derivation of the abbreviation and provide examples of other abbreviations used as words.
7th - 11th Language Arts 14 Views 43 Downloads
Metric System Basics
Do your learners know that there are different systems to measure length, volume, and weight? Explain metric measuring and its base ten decimal system using this comprehensive set of worksheets! For all three types of measurement, learners first read a page explaining various units of measurement, covering abbreviations, values, and conversions to standard U.
4th - 12th Math 159 Views 881 Downloads
BBC Learning English - Keep Your English Up to Date
That’s showbiz! Clipping is the term used to describe one type of abbreviation of words. After listening to a talk by Professor David Crystal about this particular way English language changes, pupils supply the shortened, or clipped, versions of a list of words.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
The categories in this jeopardy game include: math, synonyms, abbreviation, and language arts. Beneath each category are 5 clues for students to answer. This is a great activity to assess students across the curriculum, or something fun to do during rainy day lunch.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads