Exploring Color Vocabulary
Students find synonyms for common color words and use the words when writing. In this color word lesson, students use Visual Thesaurus to find new color words, then use the words in a written description of a picture.
5th - 8th English Language Arts 10 Views 8 Downloads
From Outline…to Essay!
Check out this great step-by-step guide to color coding an outline and help your class understand the direct relationship between an outline and an essay. While this is part of a series of lessons on persuasive writing, the resource can...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Ever wonder why the sky changes color so often? Readers examine an informational excerpt from John Farndon's How the Earth Works. They underline key points as they read and then answer five response questions. Prompts review main points,...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Help your kids learn their vocabulary with a lesson plan and graphic organizer. After receiving a list of new vocabulary words, learners look up the definitions in dictionaries and fill in the worksheet. Additionally, they include a...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
How can adding a prefix or suffix to a root word create an entirely new word? Study a packet of resources that focuses on Greek and Latin roots, as well as different prefixes and suffixes that learners can use for easy reference
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary Games
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson plan, students perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates...
6th - 8th English Language Arts