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151 resources with the concept word usage

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Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
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Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
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Paul Rudd: Brilliant

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Paul Rudd and Grover discuss what the word brilliant means. It's a lovely way to get your class excited about learning Language Arts words.
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Song: Hot And Cold

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sesame Street characters explore the concept of hot and cold using a musical theme. Baby Bear sings high and low as he describes his porridge. It's too hot, too cold, and then just right.
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Steppin'

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A group of step dancers demonstrate the meaning of high/low, fast/slow, and up/down. This is a creative way to explore opposites. Your class will be motivated to create their own dances illustrating opposites.
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Analyzing Word Choice: Atticus’s Closing Speech (Chapters 20-21)

For Teachers 8th Standards
Choose your words carefully. Scholars begin by reading a line of Atticus's closing speech in To Kill A Mockingbird. Readers work independently on their note catchers, then complete a Think-Pair-Share activity with partners. They finish...
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Me Before You

For Students 9th - 12th
Often readers have trouble keeping track of key events in novels. A thorough crossword puzzle refreshes readers' memories regarding key details in the novel Me Before You. Creative clues encourage further review of the text.
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A Long Way Gone

For Students 9th - 12th
The memoir A Long Way Gone tells the story of a child soldier during the civil war in Sierra Leone. A crossword puzzle helps reinforce key ideas found in the memoir. The puzzle addresses characters, key events, and other details from the...
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New (March 2016) SAT Writing and Language Test Practice

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Prepare class members for the SAT Writing and Language exam with a practice test that prepares students for the types of questions and the kind of language used in the exam. Test takers must select the best way to fix poorly constructed...
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Vocabulary Power

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Augment your language arts units with a set of vocabulary worksheets. The packet is an excellent support to your vocabulary instruction that covers a variety of skills, including context clues, Greek and Latin roots, reference materials,...
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Telling a Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior high and high schoolers watch a short video about effective storytelling strategies. As they take a virtual field trip to the Hans Christian Andersen story hour in Central Park, learners differentiate between writing a story and...
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Homophones

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Just because words sound alike doesn't mean they have the same definition. After viewing a short video about homophones, learners come up with their own list of homophones.
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Consonant Blends

For Students 1st
Provide young learners with 28 common blends in the English language. Organized alphabetically, this packet includes blends such as bl, cr, gl, sc, sm, squ, etc. For each blend, at least four words and their accompanying pictures are...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Use this comprehensive list to have your class practice reading and spelling commonly used words. View this resource before spelling tests or as a center activity. Learners can practice reading and writing the words.
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Word Definitions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Enhance your class' writing skills using this resource. It begins with a list of three words that learners have to define in a creative way. Then, they discuss a set of examples of non descriptive writing and make suggestions for how to...
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Spelling

For Students 6th - 8th
Commonly misspelled words are featured in this activity. Learners have to identify the correct spelling for various words, such as business and jewelry, in this 10 questions worksheet.
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Pronoun Case

For Students 7th
As a quick way to review pronouns, this activity could be used after a lesson on the topic. The 10 questions on the worksheet require students to identify the correct pronouns for use in each of the sentences.
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Let's Proofread

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are invited to hone their proofreading skills in this interactive presentation. They focus on the four most common mistakes: punctuation, capitalization, word usage, and run-on sentences. Two nicely-written worksheets are...
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The Gifts of Wali Dad: A Tale of India and Pakistan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It is more blessed to give than receive. A story about Wali Dad opens a collection of character-based reading passages from authors such as Leo Tolstoy. Vocabulary words and discussion questions enhance the text.
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Studying Idioms and Word Meaning

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Idioms are really confusing, but learning them will help your readers deepen their understanding of a variety of texts. This 11-slide presentation offers several examples (like "break a leg" and "mind your manners") to help readers use...
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Word Wake

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Put your common writing errors to rest with this resource, which prompts high schoolers to create eulogies and tombstones for overused and incorrect words. They work on correcting common errors in spelling and usage mistakes in their own...
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Japan Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Japanese communicate in very different ways than people in the US. Using three essential questions as a guide, learners look at different scenarios (included) and compare customs seen here and there. All the materials you need are...
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Language Review

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Changing nouns from their singular to plural form can be tricky. This presentation goes over the rules that govern changing a noun from singular to plural. The examples involve words such as man, child, deer, and knife.    
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Commonly Confused Words: Homonyms

For Students 4th - 8th
Depending on the English language proficiency of your current class, you could use this online resource with learners across several grade levels. There are 20 questions included here; can your langophile identify which homophone fits in...