Using Adjectives in How-to Writing
In this adjectives activity, students practice writing a clear how-to article. Students select adjectives to make the steps clear. Students also write a paragraph about how to play their favorite game using adjectives to make the steps clear.
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George Washington Biopoem Activity
Honor George Washington on his birthday this year by writing a biopoem about the First President of the United States. The editable two-page document comes with a description on how to write a biopoem, as well as a worksheet template for...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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A language arts instructional activity 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...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Making Comparisons in a How-to Report
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3rd - 4th English Language Arts
I Can Write a Poem
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3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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Shake it up! Shake your tablet to bring up a unique writing prompt for journaling or blogging with your class. Shake again and a new one appears. Prompts can come from different categories (sketches, scenes, texts, words, news) to help...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable