Literature: Wind in the Willows, Humorous Poetry
Third graders read and discuss a variety of literature including Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind in the ows". They write paragraphs about their favorite characters and adventures. They read humorous poetry by Shel Silverstein and Ogden Nash.
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Using The BFG in the Classroom
Use a resource that highlights Roald Dahl's seven tips for imaginative writing while reading The BFG. The activities encourage learners to become creative writers through finding harmony, establishing stamina, engaging in imaginative...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Poems: Identifying Patterns
Here is a great worksheet that contains two short poems to compare and contrast. Children will read each poem out loud and then complete three comparative analysis questions which focus on rhyme, structure, and language. Note: The...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Backpack Travel Journals
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Challenges and Activities for Teaching Spanish Heritage Students
Designed for native speakers of Spanish, and written almost entirely in Spanish, this resource begins with explanation of native speakers and strategies that you can use to teach them. After the introductory section, is a collection of...
2nd - 10th Languages
Proportionality Using Wind in the Willows
Students examine proportionality in Wind in the Willows by comparing Mr. Toad, objects proportional to him and objects proportional to humans. They then measure a stuffed Mr. Toad and make common objects proportional to Mr. Toad???s...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts