Potter Book Review
Students describe the plot of the latest Harry Potter novel and comment on the highlights and weak points. They then evaluate the novel and understand the layout of a book review.
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Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Focus On: Censorship & Banned Books
Billy Collins' "Rain" introduces the Random House 104-page magazine for educators that focuses on censorship and banned books. The resource is packed with teaching guides, articles by noted authors, and links to organizations against...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice
Practice makes proficient. Get your scholars practicing their reading comprehension skills using this packet of 24 nonfiction paired reading passages, each followed by a set of questions to test their unerstanding.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Beatrix Potter's Naughty Animal Tales
Students gain insight into the unusual, solitary world of Beatrix Potter's Victorian childhood and can compare/contrast it with their own world to explain why Potter wrote such simple stories and why she wrote about animals rather than...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
What's All the Fuss about Harry Potter?
Students complete a survey to explore the popularity of Harry Potter books. In this literature and controversy activity, students examine why certain books are controversial or popular. Students write original plays about their favorite...
6th - 8th English Language Arts