Writing Silly Stories
In this writing of silly stories activity, students make up their own story by using the words from the Short O Puzzle to fill in the blanks of a short silly story called "Happy Birthday!"
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Show your class how to start their essays off right. On this page is a list of first lines. Writers can choose their favorites, rank the first lines, rewrite some of the worst ones, etc. The instructions leave the task open for choice...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dialogue Rules, Worksheet, and Writing Assignment
Punctuating dialogue properly can be tricky, but your pupils can become punctuation masters with practice. This resource includes an explanatory page that describes the rules of writing dialogue and provides examples. On the second page,...
3rd - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Revising/Editing (3-5): Editing Marks. Part II and Literary Tools. Part II
Familiarize your class with commonly used editing marks. They apply the use of editing marks to a letter and examine different types of literary tools before making a note card resource for the tools. They add their own examples for each...
4th - 6th English Language Arts