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Using a Computer to Write a Letter: Verbs (Sequencing)
Review sequencing by providing your English language learners with this mix of sentences. Cut the paper into 20 strips, and have each learner rearrange them into the correct order. Don't forget to keep one copy with the correct order!
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Hoot: Persuasive Writing Assignment
Can your class convince the townspeople to support the rally in Carl Hiaasen's Hoot? Have your young writers exercise their persuasive writing skills in a lesson that prompts them to write a letter or a speech based on Chapter 18 from...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Wanna New Room
A reading of Karen Kaufman Orloff's I Wanna New Room begins a unit on persuasive writing. Kids identify something they want, brainstorm reasons for their request, examples that support these reasons, anticipate objections, and provide...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using a Computer to Write a Letter- Nouns- Vocabulary Skills
This nicely-done computer based letter writing activity has learners fill in each blank with a noun from the word bank. There are 20 sentences. They complete instructions for writing a letter using the computer, and use words such as...
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills
Preparing to Write Historical Fiction: Determining Characteristics of the Genre
A language arts lesson helps young writers identify elements that make up historical fiction. First, it guides them through elements of fictional pieces with vocabulary cards. Then, pupils work collaboratively to brainstorm features that...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
ESL Grammar Practice Worksheets: Future Tense
Your class is going to get plenty of practice with these future tense worksheets, but will they enjoy themselves? You will have to find out! Learners practice using going to and will in various exercises, practicing with each type of the...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Short Stories: The Fun Way
Do your young authors suffer from writer's block when they try to write short stories? Access their natural creativity with C-Gor, the writing monster! The instructional activity takes aspiring authors through a new writing process...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable