In this vocabulary acquisition worksheet, students complete the graphic organizer to help them predict meanings for new words and then find the actual meanings of the words.
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Parrot in the Oven: Word Tree - Bonsai or Banyan
What fun! As part of a vocabulary exercise designed for Victor Martinez's Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida readers create word trees with the trunk representing the root word and the branches representing prefixes that can be added to the...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Vocabulary Building Through Visualization of Word Meanings to Create Digital Art
Use online dictionaries to define vocabulary words and create a visualization of word meanings through digital art. Middle schoolers go online to define assigned vocabulary words. They visualize the meanings of the words in photo...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Writing: Incorrect Usage of Grammar
Middle schoolers use Inspiration and Microsoft files to identify and correct grammatical errors and stale text in downloaded model problem solution or evaluative essays. Pairs identify the purpose, audience, and context of their prompt...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Regions of North Carolina Diamante Poem
Providing a creative way to review information, this lesson has learners create a diamante poem to share what they have learned. In this case, the topic of the poem is North Carolina, but a teacher could use this technique with any topic.
4th English Language Arts
Writing with Technology - Publish a Story or Report
Many schools allocate time for the computer lab each week; this instructional activity would be a great use of that time. Students complete a graphic organizer to decide what they'd most like to write about: a report, short story,...
4th 21st Century Skills