Verbs and Creative Writing
Students read a story, "Caribbean Dream." They discuss the Caribbean, the lifestyle of the people, and what it would be like to be a child on the island. Students identify verbs. They describe their own dream, using verbs in the book.
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Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Matilda - The First Miracle
As the story unfolds, readers discover Matilda has a superpower. Take part in an activity that has learners talking about what superpower they would have, how they would use it, and how it could help others. Then, after reading the 14th...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Complete with matching activities, fill-in-the-blank exercises, and sentences to rearrange, this grammar worksheet is a great way to introduce or review present perfect tense. Consider using the worksheet as a class quiz or as a series...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Creative Writing Workshop (Middle, Reading/Writing)
Bring this lesson into your unit about creative writing and precise language. First, middle schoolers create a piece of writing with the help of their classmates. In the second part of this workshop, they edit their own piece of writing....
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Help your pupils build narratives and stories that capture the attention of their readers with this set of worksheets. The first focuses on active introductory sentences, the second on exciting transition words and phrases, and the third...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Before You Go...Travel Recommendations from the Experts!
Here is a lesson that sounds like a lot of fun. Kids discuss the artistic elements and motives for the painting, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. To get the scope and scale of this oversized masterpiece, they use butcher paper and the...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts