The Not-So-Jolly Roger
Students assemble details about a pirate voyage and choose which details to include on a postcard that pirate might have written home. They discuss the Pirate Code and determine what should be done in certain "Sticky Situations."
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Jolly Grammar Action Chart
An excellent grammar reference page from Jolly Phonics provides definitions and actions to remember several fundamental parts of speech. The methods are interesting for learners who have a hard time remembering the differences between...
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Complex Sentences Made Easy
Support scholars' ability to write complex sentences with a two-page worksheet designed to inform and reinforce. Here, learners obtain a brief overview of what a complex sentence is and how one is made; then apply their new-found...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summarizing, Paraphrasing and Quoting
How skilled are your class members at summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting from a text? Find out with this assessment that asks readers to identify the thesis statement, the summary, the paraphrases, and the quoted material in an...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Living Under the Illinois Black Codes
Students use the text of the Illinois Black Codes to examine the laws in place. Using this information, they draw their own conclusions about why the laws existed in a free state. They also identify the purpose of these laws and how they...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Lord of the Flies: Fun Trivia Quiz
Assess your class on Lord of the Flies with this basic comprehension quiz. This online quiz is composed of ten multiple choice and true/false questions about the characters and plot of the novel. Learners receive immediate feedback when...
8th - 10th English Language Arts