English Word Search Puzzle
In this English learning exercise, students recall ten literary terms and genres. Students find these words in this challenging word search puzzle.
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Gary Paulsen's Canyons: Vocabulary Activity
The final chapters of Canyons (chapters 17-24) present readers with more challenging vocabulary. Two activities provide readers with an opportunity to figure out what they know, and then to use what they know to complete a word search...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Word Roots FIN, SED, and FER Beginner Word Search
Young learners must find 12 vocabulary words containing the roots FIN, SED, and FER from a provided list in a 15-by-15 grid to complete this word search activity. Directions, clues, word search grid, and answer key are ready to print and...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Transition Words and Phrases: Road Signs for the Reader
Therefore! However! Furthermore! Explore the power of transition words and phrases. Signal your readers by suggesting the relationship between different thoughts or points. Help them demonstrate an understanding of word relationships.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who Could Have Been Who
Can word choice affect a candidate's likeability? Use a New York Times lesson to explore how a presidential candidate's likeability factor can fluctuate in public opinion polls. Young readers choose a presidential election from their...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable