Students make their own list of vocabulary words to use in the computer lab. As a class, they type a word matching the part of speech the teacher calls out. To end the lesson, they read the sentences they made to the class.
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Strategy for Spelling Success - Proofreading Dictated Sentences
Eighth graders write and proofread dictated sentences. In this spelling lesson, 8th graders practice writing 4 dictated sentences. They proofread the sentences for spelling, written conventions, apostrophes, plurals, "ie"/"ei" spellings,...
8th English Language Arts
Dictation: The Sign of the Beaver
In this dictation worksheet, students read a literature passage from The Sign of the Beaver. Kids have their teacher dictate the first two sentences of the passage. Students edit their work, checking for spelling, capitalization and...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Dictation Sentences Using the Phrases: Used to/ get used to / would
In this dictation and sentence correction worksheet, learners work in pairs to 12 dictate sentences and make grammatical corrections. They write sentences using the phrases "used to/ get used to/ would" and decide whether the sentences...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Literary Elements and Vocabulary: Mini Quiz
Readers match five literary terms -- personification, narrator, tone, dialogue, foreshadowing -- with their definitions. They also spell, identify the part of speech, define, and write a creative sentence for each of five dictated words....
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Connect Ideas in an Essay Using Example, Addition and Contrast Transition Words
Adding transition words makes a text easier to understand for the reader and adds rhythm and flow to the piece as a whole. Your young writers will learn to how to read information in order to apply appropriate transitions to connect...
5 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sorting out Homophones in Ronald Dahl's Matilda
Identify the correct homophone using the Visual Thesaurus. Learners recognize homophones in a reading passage from Matilda. They complete a dictation exercise, rereading for the correct homophones. Pupils self-correct using the quotes...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Encouraging Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired to Express Their Feelings and Explore Imagination
Being expressive in a creative, empathetic, or imaginative way is not only fun, it builds good pre-writing and communication skills. Learners with visual impairments have a roundtable discussion session where several sentence frames are...
K - 12th English Language Arts