Students practice the strategy of increasing fluency with timed one minute readings. They read and reread the book, "Lee and the Team," in groups with a stop watch to record and time their readings as they read the book to each other.
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New Review Covering Your Bases: Rhyming, Ordering, and Recapping
After reading the poem, Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, scholars examine each stanza in order to complete the challenge—organizing stanzas to recreate the poem in its correct order. A grand conversation follows the activity...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Alliteration and Tongue Twisters
Did she sell seashells by the seashore, or did Bill buy berries by the ballpark? Practice literary skills with an activity based on famous tongue twisters. Kids replace the nouns, verb, and adjectives in two phrases to create a new...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Practice Book: The Boy Who Saved Baseball
An array of reading comprehension, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary activities are at your fingertips with a language arts practice packet. Second, third, and fourth graders work on various skills using reading passages and word banks,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Baseball Stories, Cards and Interviews
Everyone can be an MVP! Young learners create their own baseball cards about themselves in this autobiographical lesson. They use information about their lives to create a baseball trading card. They make flash cards using baseball...
3rd - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Surprise!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)
Surprise! is the theme of this series of ESL lessons. Cover an array of topics such as where we live, different times of day, shapes, the city and the country, what we do for fun, jobs, and games, all while practicing how to express...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Best Main Idea
What is the main idea? Interest your young readers with this fun introductory lesson! After selecting several items from a paper bag, the teacher leads learners to determine the big idea for those items. This concept is then applied to...
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed