In this journalism worksheet, students consider what kinds of news stories interest what readers. Students read 10 sample headlines and write the name of someone they know who would be interested in reading that story and why.
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Civil War Personalities Lesson Plan
Caring, trustworthiness, and responsibility—these are only a few character traits in focus of a lesson based on stories from the Civil War era. Class members explore several influential lives while reading biographies that highlight...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon
Practice comprehension skills using the story, The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon by Bea Uusma Schyffert. Learners answer questions, fill out graphic organizers, and engage in extension activities involving writing and...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Can You Feel the Thunder?
Discuss disability awareness and acceptance of people who are different with this resource. After reading the story, Can You Feel the Thunder? by Lynn E. McElfresh, learners talk about metaphors, answer cause and effect questions, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Two Stories
Compare new and old versions of the classic story Alice in Wonderland in this comprehensive activity packet. Learners read an excerpt from the original, answering several analysis questions. They do the same for a more modern version,...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Who-Whom Problem in Noun Clauses, Lesson 20
Clear up that pesky who/whom debate for good in your middle school class with this presentation. Focusing on the signals in clauses and subject placement, the slides encourage learners to use the correct pronoun in the correct...
6th - 9th English Language Arts