Let's Make Comparisons
In this making comparisons worksheet, students create original sentences with various adjectives. Students use expressions in the positive by using words such as "as" and in the negative by adding the word "not."
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Figurative Language Strips
Identity figurative language with an activity that looks closely at the poem "The Final Deployment" by Anna Protkos. Scholars work collaboratively to examine the poem and determine how it uses similes, alliteration, metaphors,...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Clues in Sentences Investigation
Explore the variety of context clues that help us learn new meanings of unknown words! With this presentation, pupils go in depth into each type of context clue and have their knowledge tested with several small reading passages in which...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mysteries of Vernacular: Sarcophagus
Tackling etymology in your language arts or linguistics class? Starting a unit on Egypt or ancient Rome? This video details the grim past of the word sarcophagus, tracking it back to the early Roman empire. Included along with the quick...
2 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts