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Keyboarding - Complete the Paragraphs
Pupils read a paragraph that is missing vowels and contains other errors as well. They proofread, fill in vowels, type, edit and print the corrected paragraph.
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Dr. Seuss and Read Across America
What important facts about Dr. Seuss influenced the Read Across America movement...? This is the driving question of a research project that requires scholars to find information about Dr. Seuss' life and work. Class members write a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Bing, the Bang, And The Bongo-The Five-Paragraph Essay
Seventh graders discover an organization technique for the five-paragraph essay known as The Bing, the Bang, and the Bongo. They complete an essay template and will conclude by composing an original essay on a chosen topic.
7th English Language Arts
Keyboarding - Story Grafting
Bring some humor and fun to your keyboarding or language arts class! Middle and high schoolers begin a story in response to a prompt and then move from keyboard to keyboard, continuing to add to the story while the monitor is turned off....
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Cut and Paste Paragraphs: Editing Paragraphs on the Computer
Students utilize copy/paste feature in Microsoft Word. In this editing paragraphs lesson, students demonstrate proficiency in chronological order, spatial order, and order of importance in writing. Students use cut and paste commands,...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Bing, the Bang, and the Bongo-The Five-Paragraph Essay
Seventh graders view a presentation designed for beginning writers. It focuses on the introduction, organization, summary, and transitions used to create a well-developed essay. They practice this technique by completing an essay template.
7th English Language Arts
Writing a High-Quality 5 Sentence Paragraph
Research a musician and write about him or her in this engaging activity, which guides young writers through the steps of the writing process. After filling out a brainstorming graphic organizer, writers discuss their ideas with a...
5th - 8th English Language Arts