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In this modifiers placement worksheet, students examine 8 sentences, identify the misplaced modifier in each, and rewrite the sentences correctly.
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Modifiers: Dangling, Misplaced, and Limited!
If you're looking for a clear explanation of modifiers, look no further! This three-page resource defines the term, shows several examples (and how to correct the poor examples), and gives pupils a place to practice on their own. After...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Voices from Little Rock: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources
As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement, class members examine documents associated with the Little Rock Nine, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, the 14th and 15th Amendments to the US Constitution, and chapters from Melba...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Unit 1: Building Historical Background Knowledge: The Road to Revolution 1754–1776
What were the conditions that led to the American Revolution? What are the conditions that lead to revolution in other times and places? Class members examine primary source materials and use evidence drawn from these documents to craft...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 10
Is man's character his fate? Can actions change character? To track the development of the central ideas in Ethan Canin’s short story “The Palace Thief,” groups compare Hundert's actions in the original "Mr. Julius Caesar" competition...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What Makes a Hero?
Viewers will love this engaging video, which is an adventure of its own! The narrator begins by relating the hero's journey to modern books, and then introduces Joseph Campbell and his thoughts about the process. As the narrator details...
5 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Character Sketch
Combining descriptive and expository writing skills, middle schoolers create a character sketch about someone they know well. They use a graphic organizer to help them discuss a model character sketch and organize/write one of their own....
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: The Writing Process Made Easier
Have a huge, important writing assignment coming up in your class? Worried about how your writers will organize their time? This resource explains the steps of using Inspiration Software to create a customized writing process plan. The...
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed