Using a Dictionary-Sounds
Figuring out how to pronounce unfamiliar words can be tricky. Learners use the dictionary to determine the beginning and ending sounds of words and then answer four multiple choice questions that test their understanding of these sounds.
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Teams practice decoding and using context strategies to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words. After verifying the meanings of words through the use of dictionaries, the Internet, thesauruses, and other sources, learners write the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Sound, Tone, and Rhythm
Focus on the musicality of poetry by reading out loud or playing a recording of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Bells" and "The City and the Sea." Discuss the tone, rhythm, and sounds of the poems before launching into a written analysis of the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable