Don't Say the Word!
For this unique word definition worksheet, students practice trying to define a word in capital letters on a set of cards without using any of the words written on the cards.
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Don't Say - A Word Choice Exercise
Tired of to be verbs and other overused words? Use this pair of worksheets to encourage your writers to use more interesting word choices. The first page provides a model of words to use other than said. The second template can be filled...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Connectors Exercise: Transitional Words
Transitional words and phrases make writing smooth and ease oral fluency. This resource gives English learners a chance to practice using common connecting words and phrases like above all, firstly (sic), instead, etc. Answers are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Details, Details, Details
Writing can become one-dimensional if authors don't involve all their senses. First, scholars observe a strange object which, ideally, they can touch and even smell. Without using certain words (you can create a list or have the class...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identify Base Words and Suffixes to Read Multisyllabic Words #1
Show your scholars how adding an affix changes the entire meaning of a word; they focus on the suffix -able. You'll find a complete script here, but if you don't want to read this verbatim, use it simply as an outline. Learners watch you...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Singular, Plural, and Possessive Nouns | Parts of Speech App
Give your noun instruction a boost, with an in-depth presentation into singular, plural, and possessive nouns. First, enthusiastic grammarians learn about each noun in detail; then, take part in an interactive pop quiz, and end the...
8 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Don't Say the Word! (Pre-intermediate)
For this language arts worksheet, students practice the oral definition of words by collaborating in a group activity. Students read the word in capital letters on the card. Students must try to define the word without using the 3 other...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson plan. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off...
4th - 12th English Language Arts
Don't Say the Word! Intermediate
In this language arts worksheet, students work in teams to participate in a guessing game. Students have to try to define the word in capitals on the top of each of 15 cards without using any of the words written on the card. Example:...
5th - 6th English Language Arts