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Pearl Harbor Classroom Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Day of Infamy” speech is the focus of a seven-lesson series that has young historians researching information about the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Using both an audio version of...
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Star Wars and Shakespeare Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Luke Skywalker meets Hamlet in a 10-lesson plan unit based on Ian Doescher's William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope (WSSW). Using Star Wars® as source material, Doescher has transformed Lucas's film into a Shakespearian...
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Using Textual Clues to Understand A Christmas Carol

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol offers students a chance to practice their close reading skills. Using the provided worksheets, readers examine context clues to determine the meanings of words, direct and indirect characterization...
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Back to School: Style Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to...
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Parallelism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is parallelism? Novice writers learn about parallelism and practice balancing 10 sentences for better syntax and parallel structure. A clear, straightforward activity with answers included.
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Voice Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils visualize examples of sentence structure by creating patterns with Lego blocks. They apply terms of voice and syntax by critiquing others' writings as well as revising their own writing pieces. Revision is the key within this...
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Beginning Paragraph Correction #8

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Readers answer 8 multiple choice questions by selecting the correct revisions to the paragraph provided. The focus is on prepositions, syntax, and parts of speech. A good, quick exercise for ELL classes or review for middle schoolers.
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Intermediate Paragraph Correction #8

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
If you are looking for a worksheet to challenge intermediate English learners on verb tense, syntax, and punctuation, you might want to check out this worksheet. Readers select the correct revisions to a passage in eight multiple choice...
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Avoiding Nominalization

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Improve syntax with this explanatory handout. It clarifies one way to make writing more precise: avoiding nominalization. This resource provides four ways to find and change nominalization problems and 10 sentences to correct. There are...
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Two Sides, Same Coin: How Political Beliefs Influence Language Use

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read several magazine articles on the same topic written from different political perspectives, paying particular attention to the diction, syntax, and arguments presented in support the point of view expressed. They then select...
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Use Varied Syntax

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between revising and editing? Allow this video and accompanying slides to instruct your class on revision so that they can find out the difference and apply that knowledge. The narrator gets into the nitty-gritty...
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"The Glorious Whitewasher" from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain with Mini-Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
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Grapes of Wrath

For Students 9th Standards
To demonstrate their ability to comprehend complex text, individuals analyze the details, syntax, and diction John Steinbeck uses in a passage from The Grapes of Wrath to reveal the develop and evolution of Mae's character.
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Sentence Combining

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners practice sentence combining at increasingly difficult levels throughout a week. They begin with nouns and verbs and build to contrasts, parallels, etc. 
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Review of Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
An excellent language arts worksheet. Learners read seven sentences and determine if each is simple, compound, or complex. In order to practice sentence combining, young writers join 10 sets of sentences to form compound sentences, and...
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Collective Nouns Sentence Maze

For Students 3rd - 6th
Amaze your class with this worksheet! A maze is made up of lines as well as words. Class members connect the words in each sentence to find their way through the maze. Learners must employ correct usage of collective nouns and have...
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Georgia CRCT - 7th Grade Language Arts Quiz

For Students 6th - 8th
Writing conventions are the focus of this standardized practice test. Designed for the Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT), these fifteen questions address grammar (capitalization, parts of speech, homonyms) and writing...
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Active and Passive Voice

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Six quick slides show the difference between the active and passive voice and how to eliminate the passive voice in one's writing. Identify the subject and verb of the sentences shown, and rearrange them to change the voice. Encourage...
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Using Transitions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Transitions, words that reveal the relationship between two ideas, are the subject of a presentation that provides color-coded illustrations to show viewers how this part of speech functions in sentences. The PowerPoint concludes with an...
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Semantic Gaps and Sources of New Words

For Teachers Higher Ed
The 44 slides in this power point presentation make visual the salient points in a college lecture to develop language and semantic awareness.
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Correct Word Order in English

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Syntax is important when learning to speak English, and a worksheet with ten sentences can assist English learners in putting words in the correct order. As they read each sentence, they choose which of two answers would be most...
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Beginning Sentence Correction 4

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this worksheet, students correct the errors in verb tense and syntax in each simple sentence. This worksheet could be used as a warm-up activity with ESL learners.
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Syntax

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sentence structure and placement are key to any author's style. Encourage your creative writers to write their sentences strategically by looking at this 11-slide PowerPoint. Types of sentences are introduced, and some examples are...
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International Dance Day: Reading and Activities for ELD

For Students 3rd - 8th
A brief passage about International Dance Day, April 29, is accompanied by an array of language activities based in sound ELD practice: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group...

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