Feathers and Fools
Students write out phrases from a story that made a vivid picture in their minds. They illustrate phrases that create a clear picture in their minds. They then write a story of their own containing descriptive/vivid words or phrases.
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Teaching with Aesop's Fables
Bring the applicable morals of Aesop's Fables to your classroom with a series of reading comprehension activities. With 12 different fables with activities and exercises, the packet focuses on the ways learners can apply the fables and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Hidden Feast
What is a proverb? This is the leading question of this resource. First, explore proverbs and their meanings. Then, read aloud The Hidden Feast: A Folktale from the American South by Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss and partake in a grand...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Essential Reading Strategies for the Struggling Reader
Beneficial for beginning readers, struggling readers, and those in need of review, a set of language arts activities is a great addition to any foundational reading unit. Focusing on phonological awareness, fluency, instructional...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Let’s Look Around!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)
Let's Look Around! is the theme of an English language development unit comprised of lessons highlighting verb endings, naming and action parts of sentences, consonant clusters, and contractions; all equipped with grand discussions,...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Universal Myths and Symbols: Animal Creatures and Creation
Students examine the role of mythology in their own lives. After reading stories, they discover the various theories on the origins of the universe and compare the symbols used by different cultures. To end the lesson, they research a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Friday and Friends: A Journey with Else Holmelund Minarik's Little Bear Stories for the Young Child
Students are read a series of stories with the use of puppets. For each story, they write their reflections and share them with the class. They discuss why it is important to be social with others and create their own invitation to...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts