Have you ever tried out for a sport? Consider using this question to engage your class before reading the passage "The Tryout." After they read, they use context clues to define several bolded words such as desperately, disastrous, and dribbled.
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Outline Your Plot
Prepare for a wild ride on the plot roller coaster! Budding authors outline their novel plots through this set of visual and entertaining worksheets. They follow the story of Boris the Unicorn, which demonstrates the various stages of a...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction
Opinion, audience, purpose. Fourth graders are introduced to the three characteristics of persuasive writing in the third unit of a year-long writing program. The 98-page packet is complete with plans, model essays, graphic organizers,...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Bunratty Castle Activities Guide
Accompany the Bunratty Castle presentation with a variety of activities that encourage information recall, and creative thinking. Activities include writing an occupation story, designing a tapestry, acting out castle roles, and more!
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar Camp Worksheet Packet
Whip your students' grammar skills into shape with this series of practice worksheets. Touching on all eight parts of speech, these exercises challenge learners to identify the relationships between different words and phrases in sample...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summer Reading List Grades 3-5
Encourage your charges to pick up a book (or two, or three) over the summer! They'll find 25 different ideas on this list of summer reading books for kids. Each book is paired with publication information and a brief synopsis, so your...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts