Rhyme Time: Name Rhyming
Students make up a nonsense word that rhymes with the name of another class member. Students take turns guessing who the person with the matching rhyme is.
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Family Time: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)
Support English language development with a family-themed unit consisting of a series of lessons designed to get your scholars moving, looking, speaking, writing, and listening. Conversation topics include birthdays, family...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Covering Your Bases: Rhyming, Ordering, and Recapping
After reading the poem, Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, scholars examine each stanza in order to complete the challenge—organizing stanzas to recreate the poem in its correct order. A grand conversation follows the activity...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
More Spelling Patterns
Pass the time...creating rhymes! Writers connect rhyming words with -ough in them, writing them as rhyming pairs. Next, they put their poetic skills to the test by applying the words in rhyming couplets. There is an example here and...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Hooray For Diffendoofer Day!
Eleven engaging activities make up a story guide that accompanies Dr. Seuss' Hooray For Diffendoofer Day! Scholars design a fictional classroom setting including scary face tests, writing job descriptions, adapting the book into a play,...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Monsters Behave! A Mischievous Meal of Language, Learning and Laughter...
Make sure your pupils mind their manners... and their monsters! Kids can practice rhyming, work on listening skills, and play some silly games with these grossly entertaining creatures.
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Genre Lesson: Poetry
Hook kids into a study on poetry elements by asking them to bring in the lyrics to their favorite song. Discuss the elements in one or two songs (preferably that demonstrate rhyme, figurative language, or a repeating phrase). Groups do...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed