Communicate Your Purpose: Join the Band
In this communicating a purpose worksheet, students read a passage to determine the author's purpose and arguments. Students then complete a graphic organizer, brainstorming a speech topic, purpose and arguments.
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50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, and Exercises
Effective communication is such an important skill, and one that pupils are not always asked to practice. Take some time to teach your class how to hone their listening skills by tapping into a few of these activities.
4th - 12th English Language Arts
Choose Your Words Wisely
Improve word choice! Writers use dictionaries and thesauruses to aid them in choosing exciting words to incorporate in their writing. They rewrite sentences and practice identifying words that can be replaced using a better word. Flip...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identify Intended Media Messages
How does media convey different messages? Use this lesson to explore media by identifying and analyzing selected images. Middle schoolers analyze a poster and discuss the intended meaning of the imagery and how it makes them feel. They...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Do you speak to your parents the same way you speak to your friends? The differences between formal and informal language are highlighted in this exercise. Groups are asked to select a scenario and script different dialogues that might...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable