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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Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit Seven: Books and Films
Kick off each day with a grammar or vocabulary exercise. This particular page focuses on several different verb conjugations and vocabulary related to books and films. Since there are five quick and different exercises included here,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Play
Raise the curtain to a class play that depicts the Civil War through both factual information and literary devices. The performance showcases the Battle of Antietam (Battle of Sharpsburg) and brings attention to women's roles, as well as...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Spy Worksheet - Webpage and Newspaper Writing Practice
In this job identification instructional activity, students examine several pictures from varying webpages to infer the job detailed in the scene. Then students pretend they are a reporter and write a news article about the job making...
8th - 10th 21st Century Skills
Breaking News English: President Bush OK'd Spying in America
In this English learning exercise, students read "President Bush OK'd Spying in America," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Super-sleuthing for Information Resources in Your School Library
Students form detective agencies, adopt spy names, and sleuth for clues to where information resides in library resources. They demonstrate the power and flexibility of strong library research skills.v They increase information...
7th - 8th English Language Arts