Common Core Aligned Resources for L.7.1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
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When to Use "Me", "Myself" and "I"
3 mins 2nd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Clarify your kids' writing with a video about pronouns, specifically me, myself, and I. As kids watch the short video, they see cute robots demonstrate the proper use of each pronoun, as well as the definitions of reflexive and intensive...
How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement,...
Putting It All Together: From Awareness of Mood to Analysis of Tone
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Stephen Vincent Benet’s, “By the Waters of Babylon,” offers learners a chance to examine the difference between mood and tone. After a close reading of an excerpt from the short story, the class lists the diction and imagery that builds...
Stress Less: Understanding How Your Mind and Body Respond to Anxiety
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What could be more relevant to teens and preteens than experiencing stress? Use an article from the New York Times website to practice valuable Common Core skills for informational text reading, and also get a discussion going in your...
Planning for Middle and High School
7th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewSo, what's the plan? Seventh graders begin their college and career journey in the first of six lessons. After creating their online profiles on a career resource website, individuals conduct extensive research to determine the courses...
Plant Nutrient Deficiencies (Grades 6-8)
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewPlants suffer from both nutrient deficiency and nutrient toxicity when the soil isn't properly cared for. The fourth lesson in a five-part agriculture series has pupils investigate fertilizer and plant nutrition in organic farming. They...