Spreading the Word
Fourth graders research and discuss the importance of Gail Borden and his printing press to the history of Texas. They write a newspaper article from Gail Borden's viewpoint.
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Words with More Than One Acceptable Spelling
In this recognizing words with more than one spelling worksheet, students read about word origins and printing histories, use a dictionary for alternative spellings, and write acceptable spellings. Students write fifteen answers.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Frindle Lesson Plan
"Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle?" Inspired by this quote from the award-winning novel written by Andrew Celements, this lesson allows children to invent their own terms for common classroom objects,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable