It's Who I Am
Students use banners to share information about themselves. In this art-based character lesson, students make a banner with an acrostic made from their name, then share the banner and information about themselves with the class.
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Your Turn: Write an "I Am" Poem
In this identifying with the artist Judith Leyster instructional activity, students read the biography and view the self-portrait of Judith Leyster and use their imaginations to fill in the blanks to complete the "I Am... Judith Leyster"...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
If the Career Fits, Explore It! (Part 2)
Seventh graders brainstorm and discuss various careers and then complete a career interest inventory and two activity sheets called, "Who I Am..." and "Researching a Career." They engage in a comparison of career paths and different...
7th 21st Century Skills
"Where Am I?" Reading Guide and Activities
Did you ever wonder how early sailors were able to navigate their way across the seas? Groups access an article about mapmaking and the New World that details the methods and technologies early explorers used to guide them on their...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Can Write a Poem
It is so important for English language learners to be able to write for a variety of purposes. Specifically written for an ELD class, this activity provides explicit instruction for teaching learners how to write a poem. First, they...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Object Pronouns Song–"I Am Me, You Are You"–Rockin' English
With this upbeat music video, have fun, sing along, and enhance learner engagement and proficiency while supporting your grammar instruction. Young grammarians learn how subject and object pronouns are used in sentences through...
1 min 1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reflective Listening Skills
Do you ever feel like your conversation partner is just nodding along as you speak? Encourage teenagers to become reflective listeners with a short activity in which they form responses to assertive statements to reflect what the speaker...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable