Awesome Action Words
Writers identify precise verbs in book excerpts read aloud and generate precise verbs to describe action in pictures. They practice good writing techniques by replacing redundant and bland language with rich, varied vocabulary.
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Understanding Paragraph Basics
Full of informative, helpful, and accessible activities, a language arts packet is sure to be a valuable part of your writing unit. It's versatile between reading levels and grade levels, and focuses on the most efficient ways for your...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Parts Of Speech
This resource provides a brief but valuable discussion of nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. In addition to defining each term and including an example, this instructional activity reminds students that a word's part of speech depends...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Narrative Writing: Using Exact Words
Review the narrative writing process with your emerging story writers. They read a sample narrative and identify five vague verbs that could be replaced with a more exact, exciting verb. Then they write a personal narrative making sure...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Teaching Sentence Fluency using BOING
Students practice their writing skills while focusing on sentence fluency. In this fluency lesson, students follow the seven steps in the writing process. Students are introduced to the story Boing while also being introduced to the...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts