Past Simple v. Past Perfect Simple
Help English learners tell the difference between the past tense and the past perfect tense with a grammar worksheet. As kids read twelve sentences, they change the given verbs to the correct tense based on context clues.
4th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Frindle: A Guiding Reading Unit
Guide your class through a reading of the popular children's book, Frindle, with this comprehensive literature unit. Starting with a brief introduction to the guided reading process, the class goes on to read the story two chapters at a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 8.1: Past Participles, Present Perfect, Expressing Emotion
Practice different grammar skills and vocabulary words with a worksheet that addresses past participles, present perfect tense, and vocabulary about emotion and injuries. The activities include multiple choice and fill-in-the-blanks.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson, children learn to use both the words and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Can You Hear a Rainbow?
Teach your class about compassion and empathy with Jamee Riggio Heelan's Can You Hear a Rainbow? As kids read about Chris, a boy who is deaf, they discuss the things he likes to do, as well as the ways he communicates with the world.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“I Can” Common Core! 5th Grade Reading
This checklist combines all of the reading standards for the fifth grade, including reading literature, reading informational text, and reading foundational skills. Each standard is paraphrased and written in language that is more...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension - Common Core
When learners know the language of the Common Core, it opens them up to acquiring the skills they will need to meet the standards. Focus on developing the language of the Common Core while working on reading comprehension skills through...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Rainbow - Follow the Drinking Gourd
In my book, the amazing series of Reading Rainbow videos are one of the greatest series of educational videos ever produced. One of the many great things about these videos, is that they can serve as a springboard to learning about a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts