Students create an acronym out of their name. They use a thesaurus and the computer to create it. They also add pictures to make it more creative.
K - 12th English Language Arts 11 Views 19 Downloads
I Am a Storyteller
Keep your kindergartners moving in this engaging literature activity. Centered around the picture book Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, this lesson has scholars analyze events, characters, and themes of the story. Was Lily responsible at...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Creating a Book Using Main Ideas and Details from Expository Text
Sixth graders complete a series of activities that enhances their understanding of finding the main idea by dissecting a reading selection on The Titanic. In the final activity, 6th graders create a picture book based on the main ideas...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
We Can Work It Out: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 7)
Listen, look, speak, and move are the routine steps of the English language development lessons found in a We Can Work It Out themed unit. Language proficiency is reinforced through picture cards, poems, and grand discussions about...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
More Than Rhyme: Poetry Fundamentals
One of the many challenges in creating a poetry unit is selecting illustrative poems and designing activities to accompany each lesson. Here's a carefully crafted resource that can be used as a poetry unit or the individual lessons can...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What's in a Name?
Introduce your language arts class to connotation, denotation, and diction. Middle schoolers identify and differentiate between the connotative and denotative meanings of words by analyzing the fictitious sports team names. Learners...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable