Students select appropriate action verbs distinguishing between physical action verbs and those which express mental activity. Students then will write sentences and a paragraph using action verbs.
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Reading Informational Text
Learning to recognize the importance of the features of information text (i.e., titles, subtitles, endnotes, sidebars, etc.) is the focus of a reading activity designed for middle schoolers. Learners examine how these text features help...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
James Bond in a Honda? Trial Simulation
Your class members will take on the roles of jury members in this exciting simulation. After reading a detailed script and reviewing pieces of evidence, they will determine whether Honda violated copyright and copied James Bond.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Words that Surround Us
Learners investigate writing that we read daily by analyzing advertisements and articles. In this language arts instructional activity, students discuss the images and writing they see daily, where it comes from, and what it represents....
2nd - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
A Perfect Spy Book Quiz
In this fiction books worksheet, students complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "A Perfect Spy." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts