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In this literacy instructional activity, students look for the word that complete each of the sheets. They focus upon completing the four letter words.
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Home Sweet Home: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)
Through grand discussion, picture cards, and poems, enhance language proficiency with a Home Sweet Home themed unit created to support English language development. Each lesson follows a listen, speak, move, and/or look routine that...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise and the Hare
Both The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise and the Hare are great additions to an elementary language arts lesson. Young readers focus on the literary elements of each story, including characters and plot development, and apply counting and...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What is the purpose of adverbial phrases? Find out what questions adverbial phrases answer with a activity that focuses on grammar. As kids work through 16 sentences, they underline the phrases and use the space provided to mark what...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations
First graders analyze the role of the Jim Crow laws on race relations. As a class, they are segregated based on the color shirt they have or some other simple criteria and wear either a square or circle sticker representing the majority...
1st English Language Arts
Language Arts: Racing for Fluency
Students improve fluency through drills to increase quickness and smoothness. In pairs, they practice reading sentences out loud, each time increasing their fluency. Finally, students play a game of timed readings using a stop watch to...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
A Speeding Rocket, a Shooting Star... It's a Racing Reader!
Prepare a gameboard and die-cut race cars to play a fun fluency game. Also create several flash cards to review the long /i/ sound. Then, model reading smoothly and with expression, emphasizing the importance of re-reading texts to...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Race into Fluency!
Elementary learners practice reading short passages to increase their fluency. They work in pairs to do repeated readings of Jane and Babe, recording their times. They switch roles and time one another in an effort to decrease the amount...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable