Painting Pictures With Words
In this language arts worksheet, learners discuss the meanings of metaphors from a book Number The Stars and then reason why the author writes with them.
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Vocabulary Unit 2.2: At Home and Housework Words
Get kids to describe the items and chores in their houses with a vocabulary activity. After matching words to their pictures or descriptions, learners complete an activity on the present progressive tense by providing -ing verbs.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
English & Spanish School Word Cards for ELL
Transition young English language learners back to school with this set of vocabulary cards. Addressing common classroom vocabulary like teacher, backpack, and crayons, this set of cards is perfect for developing the language children...
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Starter Unit: Classroom Words and Basic Adjectives
Reinforce your class's knowledge of classroom terms and adjectives with a learning exercise that includes a variety of activities. Using a word bank, kids match pictures to their terms and fill in a crossword puzzle with adjectives. They...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Painting Pictures With Your Words
Want a fresh way to show writers how to paint pictures with words? In addition to figurative language, viewers examine models of absolutes and phrases that zoom, and of big picture statements followed by close-up descriptions. Photos,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Possessive Adjectives Song–"My Heart and Your Heart"–Rockin' English
Get ready to snap along with the cool jazz beat! In this music video, example sentences are featured using the possessive adjectives my, your, our, his, her, its, your, their, and my.
1 min 1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Seeing Words in a New Way
What's the best resource to use when looking up words? Use Visual Thesaurus to see a word's meaning. The class accesses the interactive website and then compares and contrasts the difference between using a traditional dictionary and the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Painting Places with Words Using John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
Useful in an Of Mice and Men unit, or in a unit that focuses on descriptive writing, this instructional activity prompts young authors to impersonate John Steinbeck's writing style in the opening passages of the novel. A Six Trait...
8th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable