Superlatives Teacher Resources
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Mysteries of Vernacular: Gorgeous
What does a wimple have to do with being gorgeous? Watch the video to find out! Learners can observe the development of word meaning over centuries in just two minutes' time. Fun for a warm-up or closing activity, the video is part of a series on vernacular.
The American Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 11 short answer and essay questions about Henry James's The American. Students may check some of their answers online.
English Exercises: Verb Tenses Exercises
For this online interactive English worksheet, students respond to 27 mulitiple choice and fill in the blank questions regarding comparatives and superlatives. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Articles: A, An, The, or -
Help your young native English speakers discern between a, an, or the with this two-page document. Each article is explained before short practice assessments are offered. A short paragraph on the second page also explains what is known as the zero article, or when an article is not needed. An answer key appears on the bottom of the second page. Your English language learners might also find this worksheet helpful!
Jeopardy! The Eight Parts of Speech
Thrill your class with the daily doubles and increasing points of Jeopardy! Complete with sound effects and visual cues, the game focuses on parts of speech, including nouns, prepositions, and conjunctions. Each point square links to a question (not in answer form), and another click provides the answer. The format of the presentation is clean and straightforward; if you wanted to reuse it for another topic, you would just need to change the wording of questions and answers.
Way to Go! Create a Road Map Game
Students create a travel game of one of the United States. They research a state of their choice and create a travel game using a common road map. They interpret map symbols as they calculate map mileage for their games. They create playing cards to be used for their games.
Right on Time!
Students read portions of biographies about human rights activists before participating in a jigsaw activity in which they report out on what they read. They made a timeline of one of the human rights activist's lives. They write a newspaper article from the point of view of the person they researched.
Fourth graders engage in a lesson constructed in order to dissect the parts of a story used by the news media in order to communicate to the public. They use the media in order to help obtain information. Students create their own newspaper.
Return to the Tour of the Hemisphere in Three Countries
Sixth graders use their prior knowledge of vocabulary for the continents, oceans, some countries, basic directional words (e.g., north, south), prepositions of location, basic land forms (e.g., mountains, island), and basic geographical terms to practice language.
Adverbs of manner
In this adverbs activity, students view examples of adverbs verses adjectives in sentences. Students then click on "continue with the exercises" at the bottom of the page to fill in 12 adverbs into sentences.
The Vision of the City in the Mind's Eye, 12501700
Students create their own symbols for a city from other letters of the alphabet (or geometric shapes). They rotate the letters to explore their possibilities. Corporate logotypes and other trademarks make excellent examples for this activity.
Regionalism as Seen Through the National Parks
Fifth graders see a video of some of our country's national parks. As each one is introduced they write down its name and location and star* the areas they find unique and interesting. After the video is over they share at least one of his/her starred* parks and tell why it was of interest, what they liked best about it and why.