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Basketball Acrostic Fill In the Blank Worksheet
In this poetry writing instructional activity, students fill in the blanks to write a basketball acrostic poem. They begin each line with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on the line.
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Using Nouns (Grade 3)
Teach your class how to identify the people, places, and things that they see in the world around them with this two-part grammar activity. After first circling all of the nouns in a collection of 25 words, children then must use the...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary: Word Analysis - Analogy Basketball
Give grammar instruction a boost with a basketball themed game all about analogies! Working in pairs, learners quiz each other's analogy knowledge testing how many they can complete and earn the most points first.
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Genre Lesson: Poetry
Hook kids into a study on poetry elements by asking them to bring in the lyrics to their favorite song. Discuss the elements in one or two songs (preferably that demonstrate rhyme, figurative language, or a repeating phrase). Groups do...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Learning Network: Alligators Everywhere Fill-In
Meant to be used with the article, "In Florida, the Natives Are Restless" (included here), this is a great source of high-interest, nonfiction reading. A fill in the blank vocabulary activity and an activity focusing on reading...
4th - 10th English Language Arts
New Review Acrostic Poems
What is an acrostic poem? It is one of the many forms of poetry that expresses a particular thought, idea, emotion, or feeling. Play with an interactive that allows young poets to craft a topical acrostic of their choice using an online...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable