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Textual Analysis Lesson: Taking Stock of the Stock Market
In this reading comprehension activity, 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Abbreviations As Words
Learners 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 English Language Arts
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
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
New Review Taking Notes
When you ask your students to take notes during class, do they really know what you mean? Are they taking the right kind of notes and using their time effectively? Make sure they are by offering this handout, a comprehensive guide and "best-of" list of note-taking tips and tricks.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable