New! Word Association
4th - 8th
In this word association worksheet, learners match the word on the left with its pair on the right. Students complete 10 matches total.
Getting Ready to Learn About Human Rights: Close Reading of Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
Introduce young readers to informational texts with a well-designed, ready-to-use, and Common Core-aligned unit. Young readers will learn a variety of skills while studying the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). As the first lesson in this unit, the primary focus of the lesson is learning to use the norms of class discussion as well as close reading practices. Your young readers will learn and practice strategies such as rereading, annotating, identifying key vocabulary, and summarizing. Making use of great instructional strategies, this unit is a must see! Note: The level of text complexity for this module would most likely make it appropriate for older grades as well.
Traveling aroud Our Town
Students are asked to describe to a partner how he or she walks to school or the bus stop. They are shown on the overhead an one-inch grid paper, and at the intersection of two lines on the grid paper, students are shown a house and then one student describes how he or she walked to school. Students identify and practice the directional words that they use such as up, down, right, left, or across.
Recycling Activity Sheet
In these recycling activity worksheets, students choose from the words to complete the paragraphs about recycling. Students then complete the math problems about recycling, and the word search puzzle about recycling.
Symbols and Words of Hate
“Learning to discuss. . . controversial topics in an open and respectful way is a key to ensuring a healthy classroom, school, and community.” Guided by this principle, this resource is structured with a series of exercises that asks class members to explore hate symbols and hate speech. Learners look at the historical significance and harmful effects of these words and symbols, examine the First Amendment and consider how it should apply, and set ground rules for discussing controversial topics “in an open and respectful way.”
Learners explore compound words. In this language arts lesson, young readers complete a compound word matching activity. They divide compound words and create compound words.
Natural Gas Word Match
In this natural gas word match worksheet, students read about natural gas vocabulary words, then match 13 words with their definitions.
In this word matching worksheet, students fill in the blanks with the correct word given and write the word on the line. Students complete 8 problems.
Vocabulary: Human Rights
Your class continues to explore the history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In addition to learning about the background of this text, learners work on the skill of identifying and understanding key academic vocabulary. Your class will do a close reading of a short excerpt on the background of the UDHR, and then begin a set of flashcards for unfamiliar words. Close the lesson with a brief writing assignment in which pupils will reflect on what they have learned from the text thus far. Note: This is part of a series of lessons, please refer to the additional materials section to find the index page.
Constructing Linear Equations to Solve Word Problems
Sal takes your class’ newfound (or growing) knowledge of graphs of lines to the next level. He presents a few word problems in which mathematicians need to understand how to use linear function graphs.
Writing a Fish Book: Number and Color Details
First graders listen to the book, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss, then write fish stories using number and color words to describe their fish. They play number/color word matching games in small groups.
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