Language Arts Teacher Resources

Whether you're new to the profession or you're a seasoned veteran, our treasure trove of lesson and unit plans, activities and projects, and thoughtful articles offer valuable suggestions for what to teach and how to teach it in a language arts class.

Students can warm up with daily practice exercises or a collection of resources that support Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards for 8th graders. Decorate your third grade classroom with posters illustrating each standard you will approach. Incorporate more technology into your curricula and prepare learners for the professional world while addressing literacy standards with these suggested activities.

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Fill in the Article

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Articles are used quite often in writing. "A," "an," and "the" are the words identified in this language arts activity. Young writers complete sentences with the eight missing articles. A very good activity!
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Anansi and the Tug O' War

For Teachers 1st
Read a short book with your first graders! Anansi and the Tug O' War is the focus of this lesson. After reading the African story together, they complete language arts activities to practice reading comprehension. A stellar group of...
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Two Greedy Bears

For Teachers K - 2nd
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts lesson plan. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on...
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Jack of All Tails

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
After reading the book Jack of All Tails, learners complete vocabulary activities, play charades, consider a list of questions, and complete a list of verbs. There are also several suggestions for how to connect this language arts lesson...
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State of Being Verbs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Have your class engage in this excellent language arts presentation on verbs. The focus is on the differences between action verbs and state of being verbs. Students choose the state of being verbs on one slide, and move on when they are...
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Colorful Wording

For Teachers K - 1st
As a review of Dolch sight words, this PowerPoint presentation would be a useful complement to a language arts lesson in a kindergarten or first-grade classroom. The simple, easy-to-read sentences are paired with colorful graphics and...
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Run On Sentences - To Use with The Cay

For Teachers 4th
An outstanding presentation on what run-on sentences are, and how to fix them, awaits your class in this language arts PowerPoint. They are shown four different methods they can use to fix a run-on sentence. This presentation is meant to...
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Prefixes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Understanding what prefixes are, why they are used, and how they change the meaning or purpose of words, are the focuses of this language arts presentation. A lot of valuable practice is embedded in each of the 19 slides. Pupils are...
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Writing Genres and Rules

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A fantastic presentation on writing is here for your students! This could serve a teacher's guideline on what to teach upper-elementary writers. An excellent resource for a teacher of language arts!
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Ricky Gervais: Stumble

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ricky Gervais illustrates the meaning of the word stumble in this video. This film could be used as an anticipatory set to a lesson on Language Arts and the use of language.
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Hot! Hot! Hot!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Baby Bear shows how to sound out the word hot. He also illustrates its meaning. This is a creative way to introduce new Language Arts.
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Jason Bateman: Alphabet Story

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jason Bateman leads Elmo through the alphabet. It is an entertaining rendition that could be used to review the alphabet before a language arts lesson.
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Judah Freidlander: Spectacular

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Judah Freidlander identifies the meaning of the word spectacular in this clip. He exudes enthusiasm as he describes this word. What a fun way to introduce new Language Arts!
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Jude Law: Cling

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Jude Law as the guide, learners explore the meaning of the word cling. This clip could be used as a way to introduce a lesson on Language Arts. Learners could be given a word and asked to define it for the class.
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Paul Rudd: Brilliant

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Paul Rudd and Grover discuss what the word brilliant means. It's a lovely way to get your class excited about learning Language Arts words.
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Inside Sesame Street

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Katie Couric interviews Little Jack Horner in this film. He rhymes as he describes his experiences. It's a wonderfully entertaining review of Language Arts. Children will love to come up with their own stories using Language Arts words.
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Jake Gyllenhaal: Separate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jake Gyllenhaal explores the meaning of separate. With an octopus on top of his head, he has to experiment with this concept. It's a fun way to introduce this new Language Arts.
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Song: Silly Sounding Words

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sesame Street characters celebrate words. They list some of their favorite silly sounding words including tweezers, snorkel, flapjack, smudge, and aardvark. Children could then list their own favorite words. It's a great way to make...
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The Closer

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The Closer uses critical-Language Arts to solve problems. Using clues she finds throughout the office, she solves problems involving open suitcases, briefcases, and pencil cases.
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Usher: Volunteer

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The musician Usher helps Elmo understand the meaning of the word volunteer. By using examples involving Sesame Street inhabitants, Usher makes the meaning of this word clear. This is a great video to use to help learners develop new...
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A Doll For Elmo

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo see's Abby's doll and wishes he had one too. Abby tries to make a doll using magic but makes a pumpkin instead. Elmo and the viewers need to chant the magic words together to make Elmo's doll appear. This video engages students with...
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True Mud

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Through the show True Mud, characters discuss Language Arts. A Sesame Street character enters a restaurant looking for mud, but instead is offered a spud, cud, and a dud. Viewers will love adding their rhymes to the list.
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Journey To Ernie: Beach

For Students Pre-K - K
Big Bird has to use critical Language Arts to find Ernie. He must understand the meaning of under and over to complete his journey to Ernie. By following a list of clues, Big Bird finally finds success.
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Abby Reads To Marco

For Students Pre-K - K
We read Fairy Tales, but what does a fairy read? Real People Tales! Abby reads baby Marco a Language Arts story about a mom who makes pumpkin pie in the oven, not with a magic wand. This is a cute way to introduce Language Arts and early...