Helping verbs and modals are the focus of this worksheet. Students read and answer 8 questions in 2 different ways using the past forms of modals. Very good grammatical practice for upper-elementary students.
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I Can Identify/Infer Motive
Why do people and characters act as they do? Require your class figure out the motivation of two people or characters they read about in a given text. In the short charts, pupils note down who, what they do, and why they do it. After...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Modals: Can, May and Will Verbs: Present Tense
Cover can, may, will, and shall with this instructional activity on using modals in the present tense. Starting off with a warm-up activity, the resource includes a text to analyze, examples of modals, and exercises with answers. The...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Working with Figurative Language
Are your middle schoolers able to identify the literary devices featured on this worksheet? They must demonstrate their understanding of figurative language by matching the terms with their definitions and label the devices used in short...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Implied Main Ideas
Skilled readers can find the main idea of an informative passage without finding it directly stated. A reading video prompts elementary learners to examine supporting details in several examples, and to infer what the main idea of the...
7 mins 4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable