On the Other Hand
Do you live in the country, city, or suburbs? Use this conversational starter to discuss the advantages and disadvantages to living in a certain area. There's a small chart for your learners to take notes.
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Unit 1: Water is Life: The Heart and Science Behind this Phrase
Water, water, everywhere — but will there be enough to drink? Check out these detailed lesson plans to meet NGSS water cycle and CCSS literacy standards in your science classroom. Learners do a close reading of a challenging, poetic text...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes
Looking for materials to accompany your study of Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes? Look no further! Included here is everything you need to go alongside your unit: worksheets, graphic organizers, writing assignments, an assessment,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Getting to Know Each Other
How do you do? Guide learners through the basics of conversational English with an extensive set of discussion questions. Class members ask partners more about themselves, including their favorite hobbies, music, and time of day, as well...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Impact did European Explorers have on the Native American Culture?
Engage your fifth graders in a Socratic discussion on the impact European explorers had on Native American culture. Everything is outlined in a highly structured fashion, from what the teacher does, to what the student does. The...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Fused Sentences (Also called Run-on Sentences)
After reading a detailed explanation of fused sentences and studying the provided examples, learners reconstruct nine sentences to eliminate comma splices and fused, or run-on, sentences. This could be used as homework or a group exercise.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
As teachers, we have a lot of patience. Our scholars, on the other hand, may need some support. Give your pupils the emotional intelligence instruction they desire with a lesson plan designed to teach patience through grand conversation,...
3 mins K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Other Uses for Commas
Use this resource and your class will apply a variety of uses for commas including commas in direct address, commas with appositives, and commas in phrases and subordinate clauses. They place commas where they are needed in five...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: Clap Your Hands (Cauley)
Lorinda Cauley's book Clap Your Hands is a fun way to expand budding readers' vocabulary in context (although you could use any book for this strategy). To prepare kids, introduce the following terms before reading: dare, flap, frown,...
K - 3rd English Language Arts