Spot the Anagram
In this spelling instructional activity, students read a list of ten words. Students identify the anagram (word that contains all of the same letters) of the each word.
12th - Higher Ed ESL & ELD 3 Views 2 Downloads
Beginning Spelling: Time to Eat
For younger grammar learners, or as part of an ELD lesson for older kids, a word scramble activity provides a fun way to practice food-related vocabulary and spelling. Learners unscramble letters to form 11 food-related words. The...
3rd - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Effective Communication: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Interpreting
Help young learners become active listeners and strong public speakers with a set of activities that range from paraphrasing, to discussions, and self-reflection. Additionally, the lessons address social media skills and non-verbal...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
How New Words Are Created
How are new words created? Study the list of ways a word can be created, and then have your class attempt to define a list of words. Word examples include snail-mail, coffee-matic, teleshopping, etc. More words and their definitions are...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Vocabulary Unit Four: Personal Qualities
Ensure that your pupils can describe an individual's personality with adjectives and nouns. Using the word bank, learners complete three activities by selecting the correct words, filling in a puzzle, and filling in the blanks. Useful...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Keeping Your English Up to Date: Hoodie
Language is fluid, especially the English language. See how it is currently changing and will continue to change. Using the example of the term "hoodie," learners work through a week's worth of vocabulary, spelling, and critical thinking...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Royal Letter for Sale
Students read an article about the sale of a letter written by a 16th century queen, Catherine of Aragon. They define vocabulary, complete comprehension worksheets, analyze the use of parallel form in the article and write a letter of...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Spanish-English Cognates in the ELL Classroom: Friends or Foes?
Define the meaning of a cognate and use the concept to help Spanish-speaking ELLs connect their first language to English. Middle schoolers explore Latin roots to find cognates in both languages. They relate the Spanish and English word...
6th - 12th English Language Arts