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"A Magic Trick" (Understanding Verbal Directions)
Students practice their listening skills by listening to the teacher give directions for a magic trick and trying to complete it successfully.
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Of Mice and Men Chapters 3 & 4 Vocabulary
Before your class reads chapters three and four in Of Mice and Men, have them complete this magic squares activity to review some vocabulary in the upcoming chapters. Twenty-five words are introduced, and learners identify the correct...
9th English Language Arts
Effective Communication: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Interpreting
Help young learners become active listeners and strong public speakers with a set of activities that range from paraphrasing, to discussions, and self-reflection. Additionally, the lessons address social media skills and non-verbal...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Verbal Versus Nonverbal Communication
Young scholars create a multimedia presentation. They will complete a verbal versus non-verbal communication chart to create a multimedia presentation which will include the different types of communication strategies. Then answer a...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Following Directions Using Magic Tricks
Students recreate magic tricks in an effort to follow directions. They evaluate the clarity of their instructions and teach an apprentice how to perform a trick. They are evaluated using a rubric to note the clarity of their directions...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts