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Things That Make Britain Great
Take a trip to Great Britain with this fun reading instructional activity! Young learners read an article about many famous attributes of Britain - 101 of them, to be exact - and finish several comprehension and grammar activities about...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a one-page reading on the comedic actor Rowan Atkinson and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 5 ELA/Literacy)
Check in on the development of your fifth graders' reading and writing skills with this Common Core-designed assessment. Given a series of six reading passages ranging from narrative stories to informational texts, young learners answer...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 6 ELA/Literacy)
With the end of the year quickly approaching it's time to find out exactly how much your sixth graders have learned. Specifically designed for the Common Core ELA standards, this practice test gives students five reading passages,...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 3.3: Countries and Nationalities, Daily Routines
Match countries with their capitals and languages in a vocabulary instructional activity. After using a word bank to fill in the blanks, English learners connect daily events with simple verbs in the present tense.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Can and Could, Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
When should you use can in a sentence, and when is it better to use could? Practice this distinction with a grammar worksheet that also includes activities on comparative and superlative adjectives. Kids finish several fill-in-the-blank...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The World Rushed In
Pupils discover the multicultural nature of California during the Gold Rush through extensive primary source analysis, examining firsthand accounts of multicultural tensions and discussing the concept of California as a bilingual state...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
This abstract for an instructional unit using three-minute mysteries, stories by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe includes a short history of detective fiction, sample plans, and suggestions for exercises and activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Geldof Announces "Live 8" Concerts
In this ELL/ESL worksheet, students work with a paragraph about the "Live 8" concerts of 2005. They complete activities in which they write lists of famous people, give opinions about "Live 8", complete true and false questions, and...
Higher Ed English Language Arts