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In this clothing cloze activity worksheet, students read a 5 paragraph selection and fill in the blanks in the piece with words from the provided word bank.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Cloze Procedure
Use this cloze procedure to determine if the reading (The Boy in the Striped Pajamas) is at an appropriate level for your readers. They read the included selection through once, and then they attempt to fill in the empty spaces on the...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Practicing Reading Closely: Section 1 of the Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)
The third instructional activity in a unit study of the Iroquois focuses on developing reading skills. Pupils brainstorm the actions of close readers and record these behaviors on an anchor chart entitled, “Close Readers Do These...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Citing Textual Evidence
How many times have you marked down your learners' essays because they did not include textual evidence, or they did not cite their sources correctly? Put that red pen away and take out a lesson based on citing text from literature....
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Main Ideas in Informational Text: Analyzing a Firsthand Human Rights Account for Connections to Specific Articles of the UDHR
Lesson 10 in a series of human rights lessons focuses on the skills of finding evidence and summarizing. Your young readers work to compare the two texts they have read in this unit: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Point of View: Comparing Esperanza's and Isabel's Perspectives About Life in the Camp (Chapter 7: "Las Cebollas/Onions")
Explore point of view and more with a Common Core-designed lesson. Learners experience different points of view by representing one of two characters from Esperanza Rising during a partner discussion. They must use evidence from the text...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Saint Patrick's Day - Cloze Activity
Learn about St. Patrick's Day traditions while filling in the blanks with prepositions, articles, and conjunctions in a one-page cloze activity. Grammarians can get a score and see correct answers in this online interactive exercise. For...
4th - 8th English Language Arts