Students explore the format for the construction of similes and use a variety of nouns and adjectives to write similes. Programmed circles are used to assist students in this experience.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: Friend and Foe
From fishing to forest fires, this lesson plan includes all kinds of scenarios for you to discuss with your ELD students. Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Salmon Summer," "Wildfires," and "Skylark") help beginning, intermediate, and...
4th English Language Arts
Similes and metaphors make writing more beautiful and detailed, but can be a little harder to decipher during a first reading. Use a passage from The Man Who Loved Words to show young readers how to think through passages that contain...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Improve Your Writing with Similes
A language arts worksheet works like a dream. Class members become as busy as bees as they complete a activity geared toward similes. The layout of the sheet is as clear as crystal, with directions that are easy to follow.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Owl Moon: Similies and Metaphors
Teach the difference between similes and metaphors with a instructional activity on figurative language. After watching some informative videos about writing, kids discuss how to determine if a phrase should be taken literally or not....
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed