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Following Instructions

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Get scholars thinking about the scientific process with this fun experiment they can do at home. Learners practice reading directions as they underline each instruction in a procedural paragraph. They create a flow chart and record what...
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Step by Step Instructions

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Here's a activity that not only provides readers with information about crafting step-by-step directions for a science project, but also serves as a reading comprehension exercise.
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Practice With Commas

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
The instructions say to put commas where they belong, and that is just what your class will do as they practice comma placement and use. There are 20 sentences in desperate need of commas and four extensions exercises where comma use is...
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Finish the Picture

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Explore positional prepositions as learners follow directions by adding four details to this picture of a fairy. Each instruction includes both an object and its location, so scholars get plenty of review. Consider also allowing them to...
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Picture It In Syllables

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
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Basic English Sentence Patterns

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
A simple set of practice sheets deals with sentence structure and patterns. The 117-page packet includes 10 units of skills, varying from identifying parts of speech in a sentence to writing the correct part to make a sentence complete....
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Stormy Weather

For Students 1st Standards
Hurricane season starts at the beginning of June and ends on the last day in November. Most common in the Atlantic and Gulf states, a hurricane's winds can cause harm to humans and extensive damage to communities. An informative...
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Family Time: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Provide extra support with a unit that follows a teach, blend, guided practice, and practice/apply routine to reinforce reading, grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills. Reading and writing lessons include supporting details, story...
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The Synonym Drop

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Reinforce grammar instruction with a synonym worksheet equipped with 12 fill-in-the blank sentences. Scholars read each sentence focusing on the underlined word, then choose between two additional words that best make a synonym pair.
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How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam (Kindergarten)

For Teachers K Standards
Differentiate English language arts instruction with a activity that features the Vietnamese folktale How Tiger Got His Stripes. Scholars examine words that begin with the letter t, recall a folktale's details, write a self-reflection,...
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Character Grid

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Characters are built with more than just what the author directly says about a character (ex: she is smart). Help your pupils focus on several elements of characterization with a graphic organizer that has space for two characters....
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Irregular Verbs

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
It's no secret that the English language doesn't always follow clear sets of rules. Help your class adapt to these inconsistencies with this collection of grammar worksheets that teaches children the past tense form of many common...
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Kinds of Nouns

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
With so many different kinds of nouns, it can be hard for young learners to keep them all straight. Help clarify this important part of speech for your class with this series of worksheets which clearly addresses the difference...
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Affixes and Roots

For Students 4th Standards
Here is a skills practice sheet that instructs fourth graders to form words using affixes and root words. After reading 16 clues, individuals match an affix to a root word in order to create the word that best fits the clue.
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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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Out to Lunch

For Students 3rd Standards
Enhance instruction and practice reading with a worksheet that doesn't just ask scholars to identify a sentence's point of view, but also poses the question, How do you know?
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Summarize

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars detail and summarize three main ideas of a text using a graphic organizer equipped with bullet point directions and arrows.   
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Healing Paws

For Students 5th Standards
Five questions—four multiple choice and one short answer—make up a instructional activity designed to reinforce reading comprehension skills. Scholars read a brief passage about an enthusiastic dog owner who wishes to train dogs then...
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Compare and Contrast Local Government Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Give your instruction of local government a boost with this compare and contrast lesson! With links and handouts to guide the searching process, your government enthusiasts examine local government and the government in another country,...
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The Story of the First Thanksgiving

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
After reading about the basics of the First Thanksgiving meal, young readers respond to 10 short answer and multiple choice questions. They refer directly to the passage to find their answers.
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Investigating the Declaration of Independence

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Teach your class about the Declaration of Independence while giving them practice working as a team. The resource breaks participants into groups and has them answer questions about specific grievances from the Declaration of...
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Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
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Comprehension and Inference Question Creator

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Encourage learners to ask questions about what they read with a worksheet about comprehension and inference questions. The resource provides directions and examples that guide kids through crafting their own questions.
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Fun With Fruit

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Following directions and counting skills are foundational for your kindergarteners. On this simple worksheet are pictures of pears, apples, bananas, and oranges for youngsters to count and draw shapes around according to written...

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