Abbreviations and Initials
In this abbreviations and initials instructional activity, students read a brief description of both and then rewrite 4 sentences using the correct abbreviations and initials for the underlined words.
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Effective Writing is More Than a Five Paragraph Essay
Groups become experts in one aspect of the six traits of writing, prepare a PowerPoint presentation, jigsaw, and teach others about their trait. Writers then focus on these traits as they compose a persuasive essay about a person they...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Language Arts Worksheets
Looking for some quick grammar warm-ups? What about handy spelling crossword puzzles? Find everything you need with a resource that contains practice worksheets for parts of speech, parts of a sentence, common grammatical errors, tricky...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms
Pupils change words or phrases into the correct abbreviation, acronym or initialism in ten sample sentences. After rewriting the word or phrase, they must identify whether it is an abbreviation, acronym or initialism. For example, pupils...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 5
Class members examine examples that model how to develop and maintain a formal style and an objective tone in informative/explanatory writing. They also engage in a peer review activity and then revise their work based on the feedback...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Medical Explorer: The Big Idea
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Lights, Sounds, Fabrics and Designs: Careers in the World of Design
Students investigate the broad range of jobs that can be found in the world of design. Students explore sound design, language architecture, etc. Students design a resource book and post it on a website for others to share.
9th - 12th English Language Arts