Persuasive Devices: Eighth Wonder of the World
For this persuasive reading worksheet, students read the passage, "Eighth Wonder of the World", and answer questions about the passage. Students choose 5 multiple choice answers,
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Reading a Classic Novel
Charles Dickens offers an excellent example of sensory writing in this reading comprehension worksheet. Learners read excerpts from the novel Hard Times in which he describes the New England industrial city of Coketown. They consider why...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Learning about Volcanoes
There's something about the classic volcano demonstration that can grab any learners' attention. Scholars begin with a reading and grand conversation about volcanoes, construct an erupting volcano using vinegar and baking soda, then show...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
eReading: Gulliver's Travels, Lilliput
The story of Gulliver's travels to Lilliput is a classic tale that includes the type of wonder and adventure children love to read about. However, some children have difficulty reading text with fluency and tend to lose interest, or...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
"Leap, Plashless": Emily Dickinson & Poetic Imagination
Young scholars read and explore one of Emily Dickinson's nature poems, "A Bird Came Down the Walk-" through interaction with a variety of art forms. Clips of a hymn to hear meter and the viewing of bird images exposes them to the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts