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How Most Nouns Show Ownership
In this language arts worksheet, students add an s to 44 singular nouns. They add the apostrophe to each of 44 plural nouns. Students select five of each type of noun and write sentences for them.
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How Interesting Is It?
Discussing topics that other people are interested in is a key social skill that can often be overlooked. Here is a resource that supports learners in developing this life skill by first prompting them to consider a wide range of...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Character Analysis - "Edna's Ruthie" from The House on Mango Street
The residents of Mango Street come alive because of the language Sandra Cisneros uses. Readers examine this language, particularly appositives, to see how how Cisneros builds the character of Edna's Ruthie.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inferring About Characters Based on How They Respond to Challenges (Chapter 4: "Los Higos/Figs")
How do you know what a character's personality is like if an author doesn't tell you? With a focus on character development in Esperanza Rising, pupils complete a jigsaw activity to analyze the actions of Mama, Abuelita, and Miguel. Once...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Scrutinizing Stand-Ins: Working With Nouns and Pronouns
Use the Schoolhouse Rock episode, "Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla," to introduce a study of pronouns. Learners consider antecedents, cases (nominative, objective and possessive), as well as types of pronouns, and then craft sentences using...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Preparation for Common Assessment #1
Need a grammar assessment? Whether used as homework, a pre-test, or a formal assessment, this worksheet will give you a good reading of learners’ understanding of the parts of speech. Definitions and examples of each term are given and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts