Line It Up
Middle schoolers read various poems, and examine the different ways poets use lines, line-breaks, stanza breaks, and white space in free verse poems. They read a poem-paragraph in groups, arranging the text into lines and stanzas.
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Contour and Cross-Section Skills
In this geography worksheet, learners identify the Wolf Creek Crater and how it was formed. They examine a contour map given of how the crater would look from above. Then, pupils use a ruler to draw lines as on the graph to the side....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lost and Found
You're walking down the street and find a wallet on the ground, what do you do with it? This age old scenario serves as a narrative writing prompt that challenges children to come up with creative stories describing the fate of the lost...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Have a Dream… Personal Narrative: Writing About Your Dream for the World.
How do your pupils want to change the world? Find out with this writing prompt, inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s well-known speech. The resource provides the prompt and lines for writing.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Figurative Language: "Swallow Hook, Line, and Sinker
Even if your language arts class has never been fishing, they can understand the popular idiom "Swallow hook, line, and sinker." They review the definition of idioms and how they don't mean what they literally say. Then, they observe...
5 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sense, Sensibility and Sentences: Examining and Writing Memorable Lines
Involve your readers in finding works of literary genius. Have each individual write down compelling sentences that they read or hear, whether in a newspaper, advertisement, book, movie, song, or any other place! Once each person has a...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave
What is reality, knowledge, and the meaning of life? Discover Plato's response to these bold questions in his "Allegory of the Cave" and explore this famous historical thinker's vision of an ideal society as he saw it within the context...
5 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable