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This worksheet provides extensive experience with the past tense of the verbs begin, drink, ring, sink, sing, and swim. Your young grammarians write the past tense form of each one, use the past tense of each verb in a complete sentence, answer six questions using the past tense form, and rewrite six statements into information questions.
Student increase their reading fluency through the use of various strategies. After reviewing good reader strategies, learners complete an initial read of a novel text. Working with a partner, they read complete a timed assessment of their words read per minute and record their progress over time.
Introduce persuasive writing by reading the book I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. In this word choice lesson learners listen as the teacher reads the book aloud. The teacher stops to discuss persuasive vocabulary and the difference between begging and persuading. Pre-writing strategies include a graphic organizer based on the book ideas, as well as an example letter modeled by the teacher. Pupils then practice writing persuasive letters to their parents.
Students identify homographs. In this homograph instructional activity, students listen to a sentence that contains a homograph to identify the homograph. Students choose 16 homographs to put in a BINGO grid. Students write sentences that contain a pair of the homographs selected, then use the grid to play BINGO.
Young scholars explore reading comprehension by reading an ocean related story. In this story structure lesson, students read the story The Ocean and analyze the drama for the characters and the eventual resolution. Young scholars define ocean related vocabulary terms and answer story study questions.
Students listen to Dolphins and learn about sea animals. in this dolphins lesson, students color, go for a swimming field trip, study sea animals, sing a dolphin song and trace a dolphin. Students count the letters in dolphin, trace the letters or write them if they are able.
The two kinds of verbs, regular and irregular, are the focus of this language arts worksheet. After a thorough, two-page description of both types, young grammarians fill in the present tense verb given the simple past and past participle forms. Twelve problems all together; the first one is done for you. Answer key attached.