Doing the Housework 1 - Likes & Dislikes
In this sentence structure practice worksheet, students write 10 grammatically correct sentences using the words from 4 different columns of lists.
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 2
Use Langston Hughes's poem, "Words Like Freedom," to explore the concepts of freedom and liberty. Learners read the poem, determine the theme, and use the provided graphic organizer to examine the connotative and denotative meanings of...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Unit 1: Water is Life: The Heart and Science Behind this Phrase
Water, water, everywhere — but will there be enough to drink? Check out these detailed lesson plans to meet NGSS water cycle and CCSS literacy standards in your science classroom. Learners do a close reading of a challenging, poetic text...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Rubrics for Assessing Student Writing, Listening, and Speaking Middle School
This is a fantastic collection of a wide variety of rubrics for writing, listening, and speaking! The resource contains over 14 rubrics for assessing such items as a summary, autobiographical sketch and narrative, speech, oral report,...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Frindle: A Guiding Reading Unit
Guide your class through a reading of the popular children's book, Frindle, with this comprehensive literature unit. Starting with a brief introduction to the guided reading process, the class goes on to read the story two chapters at a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dilworth Elementary Character Education Respect (September)
R-e-s-p-e-c-t, find out what it means to your class! After a grand conversation about what is, and how one can show respect, scholars take part in a plethora of activity choices such as role playing, a game of Simon Says, wood working,...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mid-Unit Assessment: Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Bullfrog Life Cycle
The sixth lesson in this Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle unit assesses your third graders' ability to read and understand informational text. The included assessment asks students to take notes about the main idea and supporting details of...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Verb + Gerund Verb + Preposition + Gerund
Does that sound right to you? Writing sentences can be tricky if you do not know what tense of the verb to use. Using gerunds help the sentence flow and make it easier to read, and really who doesn't love adding -ing to words?
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Planning and Drafting Explanatory Paragraphs
"I love it when a plan comes together." Building on the previous activity in this unit, young writers use their graphic organizers to create a draft of their constitution explanatory paragraphs. The teacher models this process for the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Affix Game
How well do you know your affixes? Find out how proficient your learners are with a game that requires them not only to define various affixes, but also to use them to create words that they then use in sentences.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My Friends: Day One: Likes and Dislikes
Students who are learning English as a second language examine likes and dislikes. In this likes and dislikes lesson, students examine the words that tell the things that a famous person might like or dislike. They work in groups to...
5th - 8th English Language Arts