Learners identify at least five of the main characters and connect quotes from the Charlotte's Web with characters on note cards.
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A Wrinkle in Time Discussion and Activity Guide
As you work through Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, try out some or all of the 20 questions and activities included here. Useful for discussion questions, group assignments, or individual projects, this resource covers plot as...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Rewriting a Dialogue (removing quotes)
This is a great activity! Upper elementary learners read a dialogue-driven passage. Then, they rewrite lines of dialogue by removing the quotation marks and shifting the verb tense to past. Grammar and great writing skills all in one. An...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sophia’s War: A Tale of the Revolution Teaching Guide
Sophia's War, Avi's novel that tracks the adventures of Sophia Calderwood, a fictional character, as well as the true stories of British Major John Andre and General Benedict Arnold during the American Revolution, is the anchor text of...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Author's Purpose and Theme - Review
Young readers work through an informative article about filmmaking, and answer five multiple choice questions about the text. The format of the activity would make a good quiz or homework assignment. Additionally, a home activity prompts...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Analyzing Poetry and Characters
Learners investigate historical context by reading poetry. For this language arts lesson, students discover the work of Michael Longley and examine his poem "Ceasefire." Learners identify the sonnets used in the piece and discuss the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts