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263 resources with the keyterm English

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The Ancient Art of Haiku

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A cross-disciplinary lesson plan that incorporates language arts, social studies, and art into a creative project, this lesson plan would be a great fit for any middle school humanities classroom. After briefly learning about the...
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Colorful Wording

For Teachers K - 1st
As a review of Dolch sight words, this PowerPoint presentation would be a useful complement to a language arts lesson in a kindergarten or first-grade classroom. The simple, easy-to-read sentences are paired with colorful graphics and...
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Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class

For Teachers 9th Standards
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
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English Lesson Plans for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
HIgh schoolers respond to a persuasive article on using animal research. In this english lesson, writers listen to a conversation, and discuss the point of arguments. They write a critique on a certain film and share it with their...
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Communicative Group Activity: What's Your Opinion?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students participate in a topic discussion in English. They choose a topic from a group of cards and then give their opinion on what was read. The other students have to offer their opinions as well in English.
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The Learning Network: Alligators Everywhere Fill-In

For Students 4th - 10th
Meant to be used with the article, "In Florida, the Natives Are Restless" (included here), this is a great source of high-interest, nonfiction reading. A fill in the blank vocabulary activity and an activity focusing on reading...
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Modals and Their Meaning in Context

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
By focusing on an oil-related theme, learners answer questions using context clues. They assign meaning to each highlighted modal in an example sentence from a word bank of choices. (Examples of meaning choices include impossibility...
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Macbeth News Broadcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an authentic assessment task for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Young literature scholars prepare, perform, and record a news broadcast about the major events in the play. For example, groups may choose to report on the death of Lady...
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Awesome Stories: Vincent van Gogh

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Who was Vincent van Gogh? Most of the questions can be answered in two or three sentences; however, there is at least one essay prompt and one personal response question that require longer answers. Questions call for a good mix of...
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
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Would you really buy that? Persuasive techniques in advertising

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Discover what persuasive techniques are commonly used in advertisements to convince consumers to buy their products. After discussing and analyzing the ads as a class, small groups label their own print advertisement with post-it notes....
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Discovering Character

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Young readers work on the process of characterization through an array of literary and real-life examples. They begin by learning the basic process of characterization (STANDO), and analyze movie clips, pictures, and their own...
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Modern Music

For Students 4th - 6th
A great source of nonfiction reading material, this resource consists of a series of five short reading passages about modern music, composition principles, and various composers. Accompanying each reading is a different activity for...
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Inglés Básico

For Teachers 6th - 10th
English language learners will appreciate the quick feedback that this online resource provides. This lesson focuses on food vocabulary, and learners can complete several exercises to practice their language development. The first...
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Student Opinion: Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?

For Students 9th - 12th
Bring nonfiction into the classroom with this high-interest op-ed piece from the New York Times about love, marriage, and relationships in the 21st century. Pupils read a short article on the topic of cohabitation and offer their own...
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Word Roots CERN, JUR, and LEG Advanced True/False Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
An above-average vocabulary test: given a vocabulary word in the context of a sentence, pupils must decide, using their knowledge of the word's meaning along with context clues, if the word is used correctly or not. This worksheet...
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Word Roots PLIC, FAC, and COGN Advanced True/False Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
A nice twist on the usual vocabulary quiz, this test provides pupils with each of the 12 words in the context of a sentence. This variation allows test takers to use context as well as their word knowledge to determine if vocabulary...
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Cause & Effect Chart: "My Furthest-Back Person" by Alex Haley

For Students 5th - 9th
Help your class see the connection between events in Alex Haley's story "My Furthest-Back Person" with this awesome graphic organizer. Individuals write a brief description of 10 major plot events in a series of boxes. The first and last...
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Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Activity: Firework by Katy Perry

For Students 6th - 10th
Sure to engage your class in poetry, this resource requires them to identify, label, and explain poetic devices and figurative language used in Katy Perry's hit song "Firework". A well-organized page that chunks the lyrics so learners...
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Flowers for Algernon: RAFT

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Should Charlie undergo an operation to increase his intelligence? A mini-activity for a unit on Daniel Keyes novel Flowers for Algernon uses a RAFT activity, which prompts students to write a letter to Charlie's doctors explaining why...
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Student Opinion: How Impulsive Are You?

For Students 9th - 12th
Sure to spark lively discussion in any Language Arts classroom, this article from The York Times asks the question, 'How much self-control do you have?'. Pupils begin by reading a short passage about a study on delayed gratification and...
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Chaucer's Wife of Bath

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A thorough and well-designed resource for older students, this lesson focuses on Chaucer's character the Wife of Bath from his classic novel, The Canterbury Tales. As a way of understanding Chaucer's complex characterization and...
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Writing a High-Quality 5 Sentence Paragraph

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Research a musician and write about him or her in this engaging activity, which guides young writers through the steps of the writing process. After filling out a brainstorming graphic organizer, writers discuss their ideas with a...
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Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces students to two poetic forms that originated as...