Sentence Maze - Similarities and Differences
In this comparative conjunctions activity, students connect words in a maze in order to form sentences with compound subjects that contain comparative conjunctions. The maze has 75 words.
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Critical Thinking Strategies
Teach your readers to be critical thinkers. A strategy is outlined that can be used to compare and contrast entities. An example lists four states. The learner removes one state that "does not belong" in the list for some reason, and...
Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts
Zig-Zags - Similarities and Differences
In this comparative conjunctions learning exercise, students read 3 columns and 8 rows of words or phrases that can be combined to form sentences with compound subjects or predicates and that use comparative conjunctions. Students draw...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Combining Sentences: Correct Punctuation of Phrases and Clauses
Break down the particularities of sentence combining with this explanatory handout. Using three example sentences, the handout demonstrates a variety of ways to combine sentences. This resource could act as a reference sheet for your...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
New Review Coniferous and Deciduous Trees
What are the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees? Supplement your tree lessons with a set of activities that has learners describing, naming, comparing, and reading about deciduous and coniferous trees. The activities are...
4th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" and Chapter 3 of Eagle Song
Fourth graders gain experience comparing multiple versions of a story as they continue reading the book Eagle Song. After first revisiting the article "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" from the previous unit, the class independently...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Choose the Correct Homophone
It's a known secret that English can be a difficult language to learn, and homophones don't make it any easier. Help your young readers tackle these tricky words with this simple fill-in-the blank exercise in which they identify the word...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Families: Different and the Same
Young scholars study family structures and write a multi-paragraph composition about their study. In this family types activity, students watch a video about family structures and learn related vocabulary. Young scholars then discuss the...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo: One-Word Sentences and How They Work
Sentences made up of one word? Yes. Introduce kids to lexical ambiguity with a short video that shows how complete, grammatically correct sentences can be composed of one word used each time as a different part of speech.
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts