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Tom's Day Yesterday
In this ESL past simple verb learning exercise, students read a passage that tells about Tom's daily schedule. Students fill in the 24 blanks with a past simple verb.
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365 Days of Writing Prompts
"If you could un-invent something what would it be?" "What are you more comfortable with—routine or spontaneity?" Here's a packet of one-a-day writing prompts. Although designed for fifth graders, the topics are appropriate for any grade...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
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
Language Focus Starter Unit: Comparatives and Superlative Adjectives
Ideal for grammar review or for English learners, this is a series of activities about comparative and superlative adjectives, as well as the present continuous (progressive) tense. The activities require pupils to use given nouns and...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
5th Grade Historical Fiction: Solder's Letter
A picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes a single word can go a long way as well. Practice making inferences about character traits with a letter written from the perspective of a soldier in the American Revolution.
5th 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
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer or Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Students complete vocabulary work based on the works of Mark Twain. In this vocabulary lesson plan, students label the parts of a steamboat and examine the use of river and steamboat jargon. They research the word meanings using Internet...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting-Explorers of Yesterday and Today
Middle schoolers compare and contrast two explorations of Yellowstone National Park. In this essay writing lesson, students compose essays using information from a variety of sources. Middle schoolers view a video about one explorer's...
6th - 8th English Language Arts