June 20 - First Day of Summer
In this writing prompt activity, students learn that June 20th is the first day of summer. Students write what their favorite summer activity is.
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 1
"Now is the summer of our happiness/Made winter by this sudden, fierce attack!" Luke Skywalker meets Hamlet in a 10-lesson unit based on Ian Doescher's William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope. Using Star Wars® as source...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The First Day or Two of School
Here is a great way to learn about your new bunch of learners during the first couple of days of school, and to have them learn something about you. The teacher composes a piece of writing based on an enjoyable experience from the summer...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts
Instructions for Honors English I Students
Don't let the summer go to waste! Send your secondary students off to break with a summer reading requirement. This requirement is particularly well thought out and includes a few steps. To prepare for the next year of instruction,...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
First Day Of School Lesson Plan
Middle schoolers participate in a lesson that is concerned about conducting activities that should be done on the first day of school. The goal of the lesson is for the teacher and students to become acquainted in learning each other's...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
First Conditional Verbs
Helpful as a print-out or electronic worksheet, this verb tense worksheet prompts middle and high schoolers to fill in 20 missing first conditional verbs in sentences. They can check their answers and receive hints. The activity would be...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable