I Nominate My Friend
Students review letter writing skills and the use of descriptive language, and practice writing persuasive letters, with help from teacher and peers. Letters are then written to nominate friend for Friend of the Year.
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Past Tense, Affirmative and Negative
Find out what people did or didn't do with a grammar instructional activity, which focuses on the past tense of different verbs. After kids use a word bank to complete a paragraph, they use the words did and didn't in several exercises...
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2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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