George vs. George: The American Revolution as seen from Both Sides
Accompany a reading of George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer with a collection of short-answer questions and vocabulary terms predefined for your convenience.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparison and Contrast: Neat People vs. Sloppy People and Batting Clean-up and Striking Out
After your class reads Neat People vs. Sloppy People and Batting Clean-up and Striking Out, provide them with this resource. Use it as a quiz or a homework assignment to assess your class's understanding of the author's purpose, the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Lightning Thief: Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
Before diving into the engaging tale of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, conduct this directed reading and thinking activity. Assess your pupils' knowledge of Greek gods and mythology through a knowledge web, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Who vs. Whom: Pronoun Agreement
How do you know when to write who and when to write whom? Learn some tricks for deciding which word belongs in a sentence. Unfortunately, while this teaches kids an effective way to check their grammar, it does not introduce the actual...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Fred Learns to Make Good Observations
Students learn when to speak or when to be quiet. In this communication skill lesson, students read a story that points out good communication skills. Students complete a KWL about making good observations. Students role play making...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Show, Don't Tell: Details to Make Writing Come Alive
After each of three viewings of a 45-second video, aspiring writers employ vivid adjectives and precise, strong verbs to "show, don't tell." First they compose a single sentence, then three, and finally a five-sentence paragraph. Repeat...
6th - 9th English Language Arts