Using a Dictionary-Sounds
One of these words doesn’t sound like the others. The dictionary provides the answers to a quiz that asks learns to identify the sounds in unfamiliar words.
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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
Using a Dictionary - Comparing Words
Equipped with a dictionary and a purpose, students test the meanings of four word pairs, determining if they are synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, or several other word relationships. Students can practice their dictionary skills and their...
6th - 9th English Language Arts