Latin Isn't Dead
In this Latin roots instructional activity, students write an English word that comes from a list of fifteen Latin roots. Students study the first one done for them.
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Proofreading, Revising, & Editing Skills Success
Some self-paced writing resources are just better than others. This one is great. The 205-page packet includes exercises on every aspect of the writing process, from crafting sentences and paragraphs, to proofreading, revising, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Fiction, Poetry, and Drama Part 1
Similar to a textbook, this resource includes multiple texts, plenty of explanation, lots of practice, and several graphic organizers. Use all of the materials, or pick and choose from such texts as "The Circuit," "Shoes for Hector,"...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Let's Trade! The Prince and the Pauper
Students read and analyze the novel, The Prince and the Pauper. They examine character development, discuss opinions using text, and develop and present a slide show demonstrating the development of a character from the beginning to the...
6th English Language Arts
Words in the News: Rabid Vampire Bats Attack Humans in Brazil
Students discuss what they believe the most dangerous animal is. In groups, they match new vocabulary words with their defintions. They read an article about a rabid bat attacking humans in Brazil and answer questions.
6th - 12th English Language Arts