Descriptive Paragraph Presentation
Sixth graders write a descriptive paragraph about an item which is unknown to their classmates. They read the paragraph aloud before allowing their classmates to ask respectful questions until they determine what the item is.
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Clues in Sentences Investigation
Explore the variety of context clues that help us learn new meanings of unknown words! With this presentation, pupils go in depth into each type of context clue and have their knowledge tested with several small reading passages in which...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Descriptive Writing Techniques
How do authors make stories so great? With figures of speech and descriptive language, of course. Young readers identify the techniques that specific authors use to enhance their written descriptions. The site Writesville is used to...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Teach21 Lesson: Reading Cuisine, Lesson 12/16
Satisfy your students' writing palates with this lesson, which introduces a writing activity about their favorite foods. After seeing a demonstration on the outline with an example about Chinese cabbage, students write their own outline...
6th - 8th English Language Arts