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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 4
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Why is it important to use precise language? Participants explore this question in the fourth lesson in a series of 15 on effective instruction. Perfect for all content areas, the lesson promotes appropriate language choice through close...
Vocabulary in Context: Inside the World of Wizards
8th CCSS: Designed
Enter the world of Harry Potter and learn new vocabulary at the same time. A high-interest reading passage provides insight into the history of Harry Potter. Follow-up activities incorporate key vocabulary strategies, such as using...
Vocabulary in Context: Wilderness Survival
7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? A high-interest reading passage offers practical advice while incorporating vocabulary practice. Follow-up worksheets focus on skills such as defining words, making inferences, and...
Reading Activity: Circle the Right
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fables can teach us about life's morals, but they are also helpful for reviewing verb tense, spelling, and word choice. Three reading passages feature well-known fables, each with several opportunities for students to circle the correct...
An Introduction to Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learning the meaning of a new word is different than knowing its definition. Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations discusses the importance of context in understanding a word's meaning, as well as the fluidity of language...
Letter from George Washington to Martha Washington
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
How did George Washington feel about leading the army during the early days of the American Revolution? Learn about his feelings with an excerpt from a letter to his wife, Martha, and with careful consideration of key vocabulary words.