Fiction and Poetry
Students explore fictional text and poetry. They explore the story structures used in the types of texts and examine the language patterns used. Students practice tracking text in the correct manner.
1st - 4th English Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Money Can't Buy Everything: Writing Poetry
Explore consumerism by reading poetry. Learners define the terms synonym and antonym while utilizing a thesaurus to replace certain words in a money related poem. They then discuss the relationship between money, words, and happiness.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Different Types of Writing
What type of writing is this? Learners read a brief introduction to various types of text: instructions, explanations, poems, folk tales, novels, informative, and arguments. The introduction doesn't explain these, so consider going over...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Backpack Travel Journals
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: Fiction and Nonfiction
This resource is made up of a series of reading passages with accompanying questions. On the first page, learners read the definitions of both fiction and non-fiction. They examine four short selections before writing either fiction or...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Regions of North Carolina Diamante Poem
Providing a creative way to review information, this lesson has learners create a diamante poem to share what they have learned. In this case, the topic of the poem is North Carolina, but a teacher could use this technique with any topic.
4th English Language Arts
Heartsongs Poetry by Mattie Stepanek
Use Mattie Stepanek’s Heartsongs book of poetry to inspire young poets to write about their own lives, experiences, and feelings. After reading the introduction to Mattie’s book, in which he talks about himself and his reasons for...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Guided Reading: Three Little Pigs (Plus Wolf: Javalinas)
Guide your class through reading various versions of The Three Little Pigs. Talk about the traditional story line and then discuss a different point of view: Maybe the wolf was just an innocent bystander! This lesson plan, which has...
K - 3rd English Language Arts