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PASSWORD VOCABULARY REVIEW
Students write definitions for vocabulary words used in a unit in any subject area. They use the words to play a game.
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Vocabulary Games for Middle School
Spice up your vocabulary instruction with some games! Here is a collection of various game descriptions, organized into three different groups. You will definitely be able to find a game or two to assist your pupils with that tricky task...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit Three: Internet and Technology
How well can your pupils describe the Internet and other technology? Help your English language learners master Internet-related vocabulary with four quick exercises that would work well as daily starters or daily homework assignments....
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Practice Book O
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fact and Opinion: Danger Online
Reinforce reading comprehension strategies and offer online safety tips with an informational text detailing the importance of safe internet use. After reading, scholars show what they know by answering four multiple choice questions and...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Organize and Sequence Events in a Narrative
After reading "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin, middle schoolers respond to the text through a fictional narrative. An informative video starts out by reviewing the steps of the writing process. The narrator then walks the...
8 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Develop a Topic by Rereading and Grouping Related Information
Continue on the path to writing a strong explanatory essay in the second of six lessons. The focus is on close reading and creating cohesive paragraphs by grouping together related information. The instructor identifies this work as...
6 mins 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understand Figurative Language: "Play it by Ear"
Looking for a great lesson on idioms? Don't play it by ear, come prepared! With this instructional video, you can review the concept of an idiom with your class and then examine one particular idiom ("Play it by Ear") with creative...
2 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Plan a Written Response to an Informative Question by Rereading the Text
The first of five videos on writing informative essays delves into creating a plan to approach the task. With a breakdown of the types of questions to ask when completing a close reading, including how to look for important key words,...
5 mins 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed