In Addition / Additionally / Plus / Moreover / Furthermore / …as well
In this writing transitions instructional activity, students practice using transitions as they write 7 sentences using in addition, additionally, plus, moreover, furthermore, and as well.
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Voices In the Park
Explore the impact a narrator's point of view has on a story with a reading of the children's book, Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne. Written in four different voices, the story is told and retold from different perspectives to...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dictionary Skills Review
Why do we use a dictionary? Your scholars will tell you why while demonstrating their dictionary skills. In addition to stating the purpose of using dictionaries, they will also show what they know about guide words, alphabetizing, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Adverb Clauses in Sentences
If you'd like your class to write in varied sentence patterns, use a worksheet focused on adverb clauses to enhance their writing. After reading a short explanation and example of adverb clauses, young grammarians underline the part of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram
Compare and contrast the characters in John Boyne's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Using a Venn diagram, kids write in different traits to describe each person, and note their shared characteristics in the middle section.
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Strategies for the Analysis of Word Parts in Mathematics
Pair this resource with a reading of any math textbook, article, or book. Learners take note of unknown words and use the provided graphic organizer in order to use word roots, prefixes, and suffixes to help them determine the meaning of...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why is There a "b" in Doubt?
Many doubt the reasoning for having a b in doubt, but do they know the whole story? Pupils can watch as a Latin word becomes the English doubt. The narrator explains the etymology of doubt, emphasizes the importance of meaning and...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Practice: A Mt. Rushmore Addition
Budding authors research a US President and persuade the National Park Service to add him to Mt. Rushmore. In addition to the persuasive essay, individuals are required to develop a visual presentation using a web-based software that...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
News and News Analysis: Navigating Fact and Opinion in the Times
Help your class understand the difference between fact and opinion by exploring the New York Times homepage and articles. In pairs or small groups, pupils complete a scavenger hunt, answering the provided questions. Next, discuss the...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Acknowledge an Opposing View in Argumentative Writing
Figuring out and addressing a counterargument is often the most difficult part for pupils when writing a persuasive essay. Beginning writers will often skip over it completely, or put it in and fail to point out how their own argument is...
4 mins 7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed