BASIC GRAMMAR REVIEW Using "Jabberwocky"
Students use the poem Jabberwocky to discover where they are weak in grammar. They rewrite the poem using standard dialect words instead of nonsense words.
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Is it yours, mine, or his? Get comfortable with possessive pronouns in a resource that contains a slide show and grammar activities. Once you review the basics, learners can use possessive pronouns easily and correctly in their writing.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Starter Unit: Classroom Words and Basic Adjectives
Reinforce your class's knowledge of classroom terms and adjectives with a learning exercise that includes a variety of activities. Using a word bank, kids match pictures to their terms and fill in a crossword puzzle with adjectives. They...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using TED Talks and Non-Print Texts to Address Reading and Speaking and Listening Standards
Who says that reading has to involve text? Use non-print texts, including videos, TED talks, and podcasts in your classroom to teach skills associated with nonfiction reading, including evaluating claims, finding main ideas, and...
9th - 12th 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
How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prepositions of Place
Prepositions may be small, but that doesn't mean they're less important than other parts of speech. Focusing on in, at, and on, the resource features a short animated video detailing each preposition's use before offering learners a...
3 mins 3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Big Grammar Book
With this comprehensive language arts resource in your arsenal, you'll never have to look for another grammar worksheet! Whether you're teaching kindergartners how to write the upper- and lower-case letters of the alphabet, or helping...
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
When to Use "Me", "Myself" and "I"
Clarify your kids' writing with a video about pronouns, specifically me, myself, and I. As kids watch the short video, they see cute robots demonstrate the proper use of each pronoun, as well as the definitions of reflexive and intensive...
3 mins 2nd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable