Using Modal Verbs to Problem Solve - Discussing a Difficult Situation
Students focus on the use of modal verbs of probability and advice in the past tense while discussing and solving a difficult problem.
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If you're interested in implementing Socratic seminars into your classroom, then you definitely don't want to miss this fantastic resource. Here you'll find an outline of the basic seminar procedure, differentiation strategies, student...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Circle Packet
Looking to set up literature circles in your class? Use these materials to support pupils when they meet in groups. Pupils take on various roles over the course of reading and meet with their groups to share the work they have done on...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Conversation Pieces: A Verb Tense Activity
Teach your English language learners about conversations by inviting them to participate in a conversation about an interesting object. Through this conversation, learners will naturally use various verb tenses and practice asking and...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Matilda - The Platinum-Blond Man
Before reading Chapter Six, "The Platinum-Blond Man" in Matilda, readers preview the illustration of Mrs. Wormwood dropping her plate of food, and think about what may have happened to cause the scene. After reading the chapter, class...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Tempest: Fishbowl Discussion Strategy
Readers learn together with a group discussion activity. As they read William Shakespeare's The Tempest, high schoolers prepare for a fishbowl discussion in which three or four learners sit in the middle of a large circle and have a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Walk Two Moons: Discussion Web
Is Phoebe a good friend to Sal or not? After reading chapters twenty-five and twenty-six of Walk Two Moons, class members use the provided graphic organizer to develop an argumentative piece. Writers must decide if the two main...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Defining Literacy in a Digital World
What skills are necessary to interact with different types of text? Twenty-first century learners live in a digital world and must develop a whole new set of skills to develop media literacy. Class members engage in a series of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed