Teddy Bear Mini Book
What better way to engage young children in reading than with this fun printable book about teddy bears? Using simple, repetitive language supported by clear illustrations, this is an ideal resource for teaching reading skills in the in...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Seuss Book Report - Character
Bring the imaginative spark in every Dr. Seuss book to your reading lesson with a book report instructional activity. After they read the story, learners write a short summary of the tale and include an illustration of their favorite...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Phonics Teachers Resource Book
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Book Review
Introduce literary analysis, writing skills, and purposeful reading with a book review. Pupils answer five questions that ask about plot, characters, language used, story elements, and the main character. This is a wonderful way to start...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Goldilocks Rules for Choosing a Book That is “Just Right”
With so many books to choose from, it can be hard for young readers to find the right one. Help children overcome this problem with this list of rules for identifying books that are too easy, too hard, and those that are just right.
Pre-K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream - Mini Book
Celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. by sharing his dream of equality for all with young readers. This printable book includes simple sentences and one- and two-syllable words that make it a perfect...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Acknowledge a Counterclaim by Critiquing Your Own Argument
Why would you ever critique your own claim in an argumentative essay? To make your argument stronger, of course! A language arts video demonstrates how to choose the weakest paragraph, list possible counterclaims, add the counterclaim,...
7 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Witch of Blackbird Pond, A Novel Study
"There is something irresistible about popcorn" and about activities designed to accompany the reading of a really good book. The nine activities in this packet support the reading of Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery Award winning...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Techniques in Advertising and Make Your Own Advertisement
Are you looking for a collaborative and fun way to teach persuasion? This could be a great resource for you! After reviewing advertising techniques and searching for examples of propaganda, have your class create and present their own...
7th - 10th English Language Arts