Story Starter- The Violin Playing Cat
In this writing worksheet, students study a colorful picture of a cat playing a violin under a starry sky. Students read the story starter and finish the story.
5th - 6th English Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Jeffrey and Sloth: Six Traits of Writing
Use drawings as inspiration. Have learners doodle for 10 minutes before beginning the lesson. Then, have them use their doodles to inspire a story. Several writing activities are included here to play with writing. One of my favorites...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Mystery Vocabulary Application
Clue, evidence, red herring, witness. Ah, the mystery of mystery vocabulary. Kids investigate the meaning of a list of terms and then find examples of this specialized vocabulary in two short stories. The seventh in a 10-activity series.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Giraffes Can’t Dance Concepts: Giraffes Can't Dance
Teach young children that with a little perseverance and the help of a good friend, anything is possible. This two-part lesson series based on the book Giraffe's Can't Dance starts with a shared reading about Gerald and his attempts to...
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Why In The World? Pourquoi Stories
Young scholars write a pourquoi tale based on the defining elements of various pourquoi stories told in different cultures. The lesson concludes with students illustrating their stories using a method of their choice (e.g., a drawing,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts