Bark, Meow, Purr, Snort - Oh, What a Voice!
Students brainstorm differences between dogs and cats. They discuss the elements that make a story effective and write a story with a beginning, middle and end in the voice of a cat or dog.
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Voices of the Revolution: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)
Who was James Forten? Where is Bunker's Cove and why is it important? Secret agents, soldiers, sailors, and tea parties all come alive for fifth graders who need extra support with the concepts in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Off to Adventure!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)
Give language skills a boost with a series of ESL lessons in an Off to Adventure! themed unit. Using a speak, listen, move, and look routine, scholars enhance proficiency through grand conversation and skills practice. Discussion topics...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Subject and Predicates, Oh My!
Eliminate all doubt when it comes to sentence structure with nine thorough lesson plans. Whether you want your young writers to vary their sentence structure or shore up their knowledge of conjunctions and semicolons, these lessons are a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Women Earned a Living
Develop reading fluency while learning about what women did for work in the early 1900s. Class members learn a bit about the time period, study vocabulary, and read the text, "Piecework" by Marie Ganz, several times, eventually...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How to Write a Movie Review from a Pet's Perspective
When would two paws up denote a blockbuster film in your classroom? Only when young writers create movie reviews from a pet's perspective in this imaginative expository writing practice. This engaging topic begins with a class discussion...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing
Have your elementary learners listen to poems for rhythm and rhyming, and then work together to write one line of a poem. They will complete a practice worksheet for rhythm and rhyming before writing their original poem. This is a great...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts