Learners work together to complete a simulation on drought days. As a class, they discuss their results and compare water usage of the past to current numbers. After reading short excerpts, they answer discussion questions and review as a class.
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Whip up a Storm of Writing Ideas
Need a key to unlock writer's block? Introduce your writers to four easy steps that will release them from their mental prison. The brainstorming learning exercise, designed to set free their imaginations, even has an answer key.
6 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Figurative Language Strips
Identity figurative language with an activity that looks closely at the poem "The Final Deployment" by Anna Protkos. Scholars work collaboratively to examine the poem and determine how it uses similes, alliteration, metaphors,...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Trait Practice: Sentence Fluency
Do your young writers need a little help varying their sentence structure? Have them work on common errors, sentence fluency, and writing patterns with a series of language arts activities. The resource includes reading passages as well...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable