Read the Directions
In this comprehension worksheet, 5th graders focus on following written directions. Students seek out and circle specific "direction" words in the 11 sentences given.
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The Giver: Reading Road Map
Sometimes it's helpful to read certain passages in a novel slowly and carefully, and to read other parts more quickly to move the plot along. Learners tread carefully through Chapter 20 of Lois Lowry's The Giver, noting which parts need...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Island of the Blue Dolphins: Reading Comprehension
Twenty-three pages offer a multitude of questions designed to reinforce reading comprehension of the novel, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. After reading a chapter, scholars answer questions using knowledge of the story's...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tuck Everlasting: Directed Reading Thinking Activity
Encourage close reading for young learners with a lesson based on Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. The first part of the resource guides readers through a Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA), prompting them to make predictions...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Driving Directions
How do you get from point A to point B? Have your class practice giving directions with a worksheet and related exercises. The worksheet includes a map and a word bank as supports, and the second page of the resource lists additional...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Subject and Object Pronouns; Direct and Indirect Object
Replacing a gift can end up in an awkward moment—but not when replacing a noun with a pronoun! Watch the most effective ways to use subject and object pronouns, as well as direct and indirect object pronouns, with an entertaining grammar...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A picture is worth a thousand words. Help your class out with some of those words with a video about drawing inferences from reading passages, images, and other media. The resource focuses on the supporting details of each passage as a...
5 mins 4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grow Research by Reading Additional Texts
Your young writers have their research questions formulated, but now how do they go about reading new texts and finding information with those questions in mind? This video conveys the importance of avoiding tunnel view while...
5 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed