Students examine the title of a book and make assumptions of what words might appear inside. Then the students split the words into categories according to their connotation and compose their own stories based on the title of the book.
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Reading, Vocabulary, Comprehension
Whether you teach mainstream elementary classes or older English learners, a set of reading comprehension resources is a great addition to your language arts curriculum. Ten activities each include a reading passage and set of...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: "Just One Touch"
Are you preparing for state testing or hoping to develop literacy skills in your classroom? Give your class this short reading assignment and the questions that follow. The reading passage is about a page in length, and there are 15...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Henry Ford, 1863-1947: He Revolutionized the Auto Industry
How did Henry Ford change the world? One word: automobile. After reading a two-page passage about Henry Ford's contributions to society with the invention of the automobile, readers respond to a series of 10 reading comprehension...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Listening and Leading Comprehension Skills
Listening and reading comprehension skills are the focus of this language arts ELD instructional activity. Learners practice determining the main characters, plot, and setting of a story. They write their own story after a class...
4th English Language Arts
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for...
4th - 12th English Language Arts