Writing Telling Sentences
In this writing worksheet, 2nd graders look at a picture about traveling, turn 2 questions into telling sentences and then write 2 telling sentences about the picture.
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Show, Don't Tell Sentences
The written word has a magical way of evoking the most descriptive images in one's mind. Encourage scholars to write descriptively with a worksheet that challenges young writers to show, not tell, what traits make up a character.
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Letter
Here are three well-thought-out tasks intended to build good note taking and letter writing skills. The class reads three short letters, determines who wrote them (based on context) and takes notes as a pre-writing activity. They finish...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Writing: Topic Sentence/Supporting Details
Young learners read a two-paragraph selection regarding hummingbirds. They identify the topic sentence and supporting details in the selection, while thinking of a topic they would like to write about. A graphic organizer is filled in...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Reading Practice: Boris the Brainiest Baby
Boris is the smartest baby around! Beginning readers can use this short story excerpt to practice reading comprehension and fiction elements. They read the story and then discuss what they think he will do next. Scholars create an...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introducing the 6 Traits to Students
Put together an English language arts unit on the six traits of writing with this helpful collection of resources. From fun songs to differentiated writing exercises reinforcing each of the traits, great ideas are provided for developing...
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Authors Tell Different Stories
The story of Cinderella is a popular one! So much so, there are multiple versions of the story being told around the world. With this collection of activities your young readers receive background information about two versions...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Process: Revise, Description
Examine descriptive writing with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading an example, young scholars choose an adjective from the word bank to complete each of 4 sentences. As a final activity, writers compose their own...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts