Preparing a Louisiana Meal -- A Cloze Activity
In this Louisiana foodways learning exercise, students give an accurate account of a meal preparation they observe in the classroom by filling in 39 blanks in an 8 paragraph account.
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Reading a Timeline
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World Religion Day: Reading Activities
If your class is observing World Religion Day in January, use this resource to provide a research and response opportunity. A short informational reading (available as an MP3 download for auditory learners and listening exercises) is the...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Saint Patrick's Day - Cloze Activity
Learn about St. Patrick's Day traditions while filling in the blanks with prepositions, articles, and conjunctions in a one-page cloze activity. Grammarians can get a score and see correct answers in this online interactive exercise. For...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Fill-In l Remembering Dick Clark
Your scholars may have an idea of who Dick Clark is, but do they understand the role he has played in American history for over 50 years? Give learners some practice with media literacy as they read an article about Clark's life and fill...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
International Dance Day: Reading and Activities for ELD
A brief passage about International Dance Day, April 29, is accompanied by an array of language activities based in sound ELD practice: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase
In order to double the size of the country and make what would become the greatest real estate deal in the history of the United States, Thomas Jefferson had to set aside his beliefs in small government and his strict constructionist...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable