Keyboarding - Dear "Here is Your Help"
Students work in pairs to draft a letter responding to a request for advice. They brainstorm a solution and write a response using a word processing program and correct letter format.
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Unit 1: Water is Life: The Heart and Science Behind this Phrase
Water, water, everywhere — but will there be enough to drink? Check out these detailed lesson plans to meet NGSS water cycle and CCSS literacy standards in your science classroom. Learners do a close reading of a challenging, poetic text...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Interesting Is It?
Discussing topics that other people are interested in is a key social skill that can often be overlooked. Here is a resource that supports learners in developing this life skill by first prompting them to consider a wide range of...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 2.1: There Is and There Are
Clarify the difference between there is and there are with a instructional activity that features both grammar and vocabulary activities. It also covers prepositions (by and on), comparative adjectives, and finding the opposites of other...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
There Is and There Are
A great addition to your grammar unit. Have kids practice there are and there aren't (as well as there is and there isn't) with several activities, including fill-in-the-blanks and writing new sentences. After they finish, they work on...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review What Is in a Sentence, Paragraph, and Story?
Language arts is made up of many parts. Learners review the parts of a sentence, as well as how to make a simple sentence into a complex sentence, before examining full paragraphs and identifying the topic, body, and concluding sentence...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution
The language of the Constitution can feel quite ominous to young learners, but there are a variety of strategies you can utilize to help your class grasp the important concepts and ideals in our nation's founding document. This lesson...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Three Anti-Social Skills to Improve Your Writing
"What?" she said. "That video just told me to eavesdrop, get to know imaginary people, and talk to myself. Interesting." It's all for a good cause, though! These three techniques will help your young writers improve their fictional...
4 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Support your Claim with Reasons and Evidence From the Text
“Why did Edna St. Vincent Millay choose the sonnet form to convey ‘Sonnet VII’s’ theme of social subversion?” Show your class how to develop a claim in an argumentative essay with a short video that uses Millay’s sonnet as a text. The...
6 mins 11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed