Extra Practice – Reductions
In this sentence reduction instructional activity, students are given a compound sentence and asked to reduce them making them less wordy.
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Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 1: Argument Writing
As an introduction to argument writing, groups examine two argument essays, observing how the writers state their claims and organize and support their ideas. Individuals then craft an argument essay, taking a position on the question of...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Technology Tradeoffs: Why Should I Care?
Power generation and energy usage are the focus of a activity on technology tradeoffs. Class members consider the positive and negative effects of such energy sources as diesel fuel and gasoline, and after considering the tradeoffs, take...
9th - 11th Science
Lord of the Flies Unit
How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Adverb Phrases: Shortening Clauses to Modifying Phrases
Work on modifying phrases and improving writing technique with this worksheet. Young grammarians shorten clauses by modifying phrases to complete the sentences. They complete 16 sentences for practice. Scroll to the bottom of the page to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts