Seem & Look like
In this grammar worksheet, students choose the appropriate helping verb, seem or look like, to complete ten sentences grammatically correct.
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Conversational English: Slang, Colloquialisms, etc.
What is the difference between academic writing and conversational English? After discussing what academic writing should look like, give your learners this sheet to edit. There are 10 sentences provided that need editing. Editors will...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet - "There is no Frigate Like a Book"
Include this activity in your poetry unit to address paraphrasing and poetic devices (rhyme scheme, structure, etc). Based on Emily Dickinson's "There is no Frigate Like a Book," the worksheet prompts students to paraphrase the poem...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Big Trip Up Yonder
What would the world look like if there were a way to stop the aging process? Take a look at Kurt Vonnegut's vision of this future in "The Big Trip Up Yonder." Class members read the short story and then respond to a series of text-based...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Slowing Down Time (in Writing & Film)
How do you slowmo a story? The narrator of a short video models how to slow down the pace of a narrative by using concepts drawn from slow motion filming. Just as slow motion in a film is achieved by speeding up the process so that more...
6 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Through the Looking-Glass Study Questions & Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions about Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass. Students may check some of their answers online.
8th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
I Wonder What That Thing Is On My Manduca
Students use the internet to gather more information on the anatomy of the Manduca. They make predictions of what the insect will look like when it hatches and complete a crossword puzzle to practice their vocabulary. They continue to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts