Things Are Looking Up
Students write a description of a person in their community. They brainstorm a list of role models and what qualities make a role model. They interview a panel of role models.
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Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
Help to create the next generation of friends with a instructional activity about accepting people who are different. As kids read Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon, they answer a series of discussion questions and activities about making...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Contrast
Read about the ways that different cultures set up homes with a set of reading activities. Learners read short paragraphs that cover one or more different ideas, and answer four questions about what they have read, including whether or...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Active and Passive Transport
Active and passive systems used to transport materials to and from cells are the subject of a comprehension instructional activity that asks readers to use information from the article to answer a series of questions based on the text.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
It's All About Expression: Growing Independence and Fluency
In an engaging anticipatory set, the teacher uses several different strategies to activate prior knowledge about reading with expression, including using sentence strips (that must be prepped ahead of time) to show different moods. The...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts