The Pledge of News
Students explore the fundamentals of news-gathering, the etiquette of reporting, and the rights a news writer/reporter has. They review the parts of a news story and write an article discussing their beliefs about the Pledge iof Allegiance.
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Words In the News Big Rise in CO2
Middle schoolers complete vocabulary and word work activities including an online quiz. They read an online article while focusing on answering specific information questions. They discuss ways to improve the environment and present them...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
The News Article and The Editorial
Here is an outstanding series of lessons on journalism, writing newspaper articles, and writing editorials. This type of writing has long-been neglected in our schools, so this collection of writing activities is most-valuable. Along...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 1: Argument Writing
As an introduction to argument writing, groups examine two argument essays, observing how the writers state their claims and organize and support their ideas. Individuals then craft an argument essay, taking a position on the question of...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The First Ten Amendments
The Bill of Rights is an important part of the US Constitution. Have small groups translate the amendments into modern language and present their versions, as well as the original versions, to the class. In groups, learners also respond...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Speech Outlining the Marshall Plan
George Marshall's 1947 speech delivered at Harvard outlining his plan for the economic reconstruction of Europe is the focus of this comprehension exercise. After reading the speech, kids answer a series of text-based questions using...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Education
In this education worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
5th - 10th English Language Arts