Famous Quotes: Tibetan Proverb
Explore a famous Tibetan proverb. Writers will respond to the following proverb: "Who can say with certainty that one will live to see tomorrow?" They attempt to explain it in their own words before relating it to their own life.
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501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Maniac Magee: A 5th Grade Literature Guide
There's no need to run around trying to plan a unit for the book Maniac Magee, the work has already been done for you. Through a series of whole class, small group, and independent lessons and activities, students practice synthesizing...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fountain Pen Makes a Comeback in Scotland
Students read and discuss a news article about a school in Scotland that is using fountain pens to write with. They answer article comprehension questions, participate in a discussion about the importance of handwriting, write their...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts
Giving Your Students English Names
Students participate in an English name change activity. In this English name lesson, students discuss English names and change their name to the root version from the English language. Students then pick their own names, complete a...
4th - 5th English Language Arts