History of the English Language - Word Origins
Learners use on-line resources to research their own name, determine its language origin and meaning. They take an on-line quiz to determine their "naming-style."
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Figurative Language Packet
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Examining How Inventions or Events Change the English Language
How have inventions and events changed the English language? Learners create posters showing specific words and language changes that resulted from an event, discovery, or cultural change. The class develops their vocabulary by...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
A Brief History of the English Language
Modern English isn't just a band, it's a stop along the path to the English language. The presentation begins with a look at the origins of old, middle, and modern English. It covers the invasions or influences that shaped each period of...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
'Hastings' and the English Language
Follow the development of the English language from its Anglo-Saxon roots. Various Germanic, Roman, and French words helped form our English vocabulary and are incorporated into this quiz. See how well you know the beginnings of English...
9th - 12th English Language Arts