Commonly Confused Words Teacher Resources
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Phonetic masters identify and recognize short vowel sounds by reading and listening to a story that highlights select words. They use picture clues to aid comprehension and construct a story by actively choosing and identifying short-vowel sounds that complete each C-V-C word.
K - 2nd Language Arts 82 Views 252 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Second graders practice spelling correctly words that are used frequently but do not fit common spelling patterns. There words include was, were, says, said, who, what and why. They are told that they are going to work with some tricky spelling words.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Salinger and the Vocabulary of the Vernacular
Writers explore vocabulary and expressions used in the English language. They use visual word maps to become aware of the different uses of words which will allow them to more readily interpret texts. Then they listen to/read excerpts from The Catcher in the Rye and analyze slang terminology.
5th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 123 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessons: Valentine's Day
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article about Valentine's Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
7th - 11th Language Arts 10 Views 73 Downloads
Effective Writing is More Than a Five Paragraph Essay
Groups become experts in one aspect of the six traits of writing, prepare a PowerPoint presentation, jigsaw, and teach others about their trait. Writers then focus on these traits as they compose a persuasive essay about a person they consider to be an American hero.
7th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 52 Downloads
Courage comes in all sizes: King Day
Third graders create a cinquain poem in groups about philanthropy and heroes. In this heroes lesson plan, 3rd graders review characteristics of heroes and how they demonstrate justice, kindness, and contribute to the common good. Then they write a poem about it.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Lesson Three: Go Free or Die
Fourth graders look for sensory details and figurative language. In this reading strategy lesson, 4th graders read the story Go Free or Die by J. Ferris and complete a chart with figurative language. They use a word wall in the class to find new vocabulary words.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Grammar Lesson: Homophones
This little lesson plan provides an outline of how to teach homophones to your elementary language arts class. A set of multiple choice questions is included on the webpage that you could use to create a practice worksheet after teaching the lesson.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 46 Views 240 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Class Vacation Book
Young scholars, utilizing technology and its avenues, create, produce and publish a variety of works. They generate a bubble map to brainstorm words that describe a specific vacation spot as well as create a pattern book with graphics about their summer vacation.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Sing Your Way Through Phonics
Students recognize and spell sets of words with/shun/suffixes. They become familiar with common t-i-o-n, s-i-o-n, s-s-i-o-n, and c-i-a-n words. Students listen as the teacher say, "I'm going to say several different words that all have something in common when you hear them.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Here's an exercise designed for the Common Core Literacy Standard L.11-12.6 that asks learners to demonstrate their ability to put together all they have learned about language. The first activity is based on a passage from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, no small challenge for even college-level readers.
11th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pendemonium Star Word: Apostrophes and Double Negatives
Students complete activities about apostrophes and double negatives in a space themed lesson. In this grammar and space lesson, students watch a video about apostrophes. Students discuss apostrophes in possessives and contractions and identify double negatives.
7th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 43 Downloads
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
Students practice discerning between the letters D and B. Through hands on activities, they recognize the difference between the commonly confused letters B and D. Students practice writing both letters and correcting common mistakes and reversals.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Bubbly Bs and Dull Ds
Students practice discerning between the letters D and B. Through hands on activities, they recognize the difference between the commonly confused letters B and D. They practice writing both letters and correcting common mistakes and reversals.
K Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students practice discerning between the letters and sounds for the lower case letters b and d. Through practice activities, they recognize the difference between the commonly confused letters b and d. They practice writing both letters and correcting common mistakes and reversals.
K Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download