"The" Or nothing?
In this "the" or nothing worksheet, 7th graders review, analyze and discuss when its appropriate to use definite pronouns. Students add the definite article "the" to ten sentences as required.
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Reading Poetry in the Middle Grades
Bring the beauty of "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost to middle school language arts. After learners read a copy of the poem, they follow an instructional sequence that focuses on sound, figurative language, and theme.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Joy of Reading: "There's Nothing Like a Good Book
After reading Katie Stainer's "There's Nothing Like a Good Book," class members share similar experiences of being engrossed in a book (or other engaging activities) and having their reading interrupted. Vocabulary and read aloud...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay" serves as a model for a poetry analysis activity. The whole class critiques the sample and then groups select a poem and prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which they illustrate how their poet...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Settings that Reinforce Characters
A vivid setting can bring a story to life. Challenge your writers to dive into this element as they complete worksheets in preparation for their first draft. This packet starts by giving an example of a description that simply tells who...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sample Lessons and Worksheets
If you need to bulk up your reading comprehension activity collection, take a look at a resource that includes graphic organizers and reading comprehension questions. The series of 50 worksheets addresses novels such as Julie of the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Tell-Tale Heart
One of the most famous short stories, Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," is the focus of this resource. Learners read the story, respond to several text-based questions, and brainstorm ideas about a question relating to the text as...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable