In this modifiers placement worksheet, students examine 8 sentences, identify the misplaced modifier in each, and rewrite the sentences correctly.
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Participles and Participial Phrases
In this verb participles instructional activity, 7th graders underline the participial phrase in the first set of sentences and write the noun or pronoun it describes on the line. Students identify the underlined words in the second set...
7th English Language Arts
Outlining and Organizing Made Easy
Outlining and organizing an essay are made easy with the help of Inspiration® graphic organizers. Specific directions and colorful graphics model for writers how to use the software to craft these key steps in the writing process....
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inspiration®: Outlining and Organizing Made Easy
The outlining process has moved into the 21st century! Although this prewriting lesson is valuable on its own, it's really designed to introduce learners to Inspiration® software. Screenshots offer a visual guide to creating an outline...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Bread Loaf to Omaha, Twenty-Eight Hours by Patrick Worth Gray and "Tumbleweeds" by David Wagoner
Enjoy a fun and productive class period reading, and analyzing the poem “Bread Loaf to Obama, Twenty-Eight Hours” by Patrick Worth Grey. This visually eye-catching activity includes the poem and inquiries that challenge the reader to...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
If you're completely lost on what grammar you should cover for Common Core skill L.9-10.1, look here! You will find some ideas and examples on what to include, making sure your learners can master the skill. The multiple choice quiz is...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mysteries of Vernacular: Window
The word window has origins in metaphor and Old Norse. Teach your class about how words develop and about kennings, or metaphoric compounds, with the video and provided additional materials. The video is nicely animated and clearly...
2 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts
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