Writing: The Reporter Game
Students participate in a game in which they create stories for an imaginary newspaper. In this journalism and writing lesson plan, students are encouraged to write more than one story.
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Grade 5 Writing Prompts
Looking for something to write about? Try out one of the prompts from three and a half pages of ideas. The list includes a variety of different topics that you can pick and choose from when planning a writing assignment or unit.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Student Opinion: Who Inspires You?
Inspire your class to write about role models and personal heroes with this resource from The Learning Network. Class members read a New York Times article excerpt about basketball star Jeremy Lin and how he inspired the author. After...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Breaking News English: Wayne Rooney
In this Wayne Rooney worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Olympic Athletes and Moments in Time
Students examine the history of the Olympics and their athletes. In this interviewing skills lesson, students role play the parts of reporters and athletes as they conduct interviews based on research of the Olympic games and athletes.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Teach21: News You Can Use, Lesson 24/35
Full of good ideas and activities, this lesson would be a good addition to a language arts class in the middle of a writing unit - especially when considering one's audience. Students write a review on a CD, video game, movie, or website...
6th - 8th English Language Arts