Every Day Edit - California Gold Rush
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the California gold rush. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
7th - 9th English Language Arts 9 Views 29 Downloads
Hard Gold: Teaching Guide
Designed for Hard Gold, a novel in Avi's I Witness series, this teaching guide includes a summary of the story and information about the writer as well as chapter-by-chapter vocabulary lists, text-based reading questions, activities,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet
Get your writers composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of great...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Call of the Wild: Culture and History
Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild is set during the Yukon Gold Rush and describes the harsh environment of the Klondike. Ask your class to describe the Klondike and consider the motivation needed to take a journey like the one so...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Adventure Begins: "Boys I Believe I have Found a Gold Mine"
Students explore the California Gold Rush. In this U.S. history Gold Rush lesson, students view and analyze a number of authentic documents that originated during the California Gold Rush. Students identify images that reflect the Gold...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson Plan 17: Cleaning it Up
Congratulations are in order for your new novelists, but, they still have a big job to do! After the drafting process, they become editors. As part of a large writing unit, this lesson is one of the last parts of the writing process for...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Rules of Thumb for Faulty Capitalization, Italics, Hyphens, and Quotation Marks
Remind your writers that not everything needs to be capitalized with a grammar presentation. Quotations should only be used for dialogue, titles of short works, and some phrases that are being emphasized.
2nd - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Revising vs. Editing
Are your young writers unsure of what to look for when asked to edit a draft of writing? Direct them to this simple and attractive printable, which uses two acronyms—ARMS (add, remove, move, substitute) and CUPS capitalize, usage,...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gold Rush California and its Diverse Population
Learners compare contemporary cultural differences with historical differences based on population percentage. In this cross-curriculum Gold Rush/math lesson, students analyze aspects of California's Gold Rush population and diversity...
5th - 12th Math