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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-awareness with a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars in kindergarten through fifth grade. Seventeen resources include activities, lesson plans, units, worksheets, printables, and graphic...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Management

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-motivation with a collection of 16 resources. Curated are a variety of units, lesson plans, graphic organizers, handouts, printables, and activities designed to encourage kindergarteners through fifth...
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Language: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Support sixth grade English language arts instruction—grammar, spelling, and vocabulary—with a collection compiled of units, lesson plans, worksheets, printables, videos, and activities many of which can be implemented at any time of the...
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Language: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Fix those affixes and position those prepositions with a collection of grammar lessons for seventh grade. Complete with worksheets, presentations, videos, and activities, and ranging in skill level, the collection is sure to shore up a...
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Language: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
The eighth grade Common Core standards are very detailed and precise—and a great place to start at the beginning of the school year! Look over a collection of worksheets, videos, lessons, and presentations designed for the Common Core...
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In, Under, Of: Preposition Worksheets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Identify location, position, and movement with a collection of helpful worksheets on prepositions. The resources include fill-in-the-blanks, reference pages, parts of speech, and fun grammar puzzles.
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Adverbs: Turn Happy into Happily

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get kids moving — or at least writing about moving — with a collection of grammar activities about adverbs.
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Speaking & Listening: 4th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 4th Standards
Reinforce speaking and listening skills with a collection created for the fourth grade scholar in mind. Pupils take part in an assortment of lesson plans designed to meet Common Core's speaking and listening standards. Be sure to check...
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Structure Your Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go beyond the simple sentences of your middle schoolers' writing with a set of lessons, worksheets, and exercises about sentence structure and proper grammar.
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Punctuation is Fun. Period.

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Go beyond the daily practice of grammar worksheets with fun activities and lessons about punctuation designed for younger readers.
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Grammar Presentations: Gerunds, Superlatives, and More

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Express yourself in the correct tense, verbal phrase, and sentence structure with a series of illustrative grammar presentations. Helpful for elementary and middle school writers alike, the slideshows are a strong instructional guide for...
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Possessive Nouns: Yours, Mine, and the Smiths'

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Where do you put that apostrophe when a noun becomes possessive? Use a set of lessons and worksheets on possessive nouns in your elementary grammar unit.
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Parts of Speech Video Series

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Give grammar instruction a boost with a collection of videos by E Reading Worksheets; each one is packed with useful information, engaging graphics, sound effects, an interactive pop quiz, and a review to check for understanding. 
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Verb Is the Word

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Action, linking, irregular verbs, subject-verb agreement, and verb tenses are the topics of learning in this collection. Use these resources to support teaching verbs to elementary students through practice worksheets, a learning game,...
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Ready, Set, Respect!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
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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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Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
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When to Use "Me", "Myself" and "I"

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
Clarify your kids' writing with a video about pronouns, specifically me, myself, and I. As kids watch the short video, they see cute robots demonstrate the proper use of each pronoun, as well as the definitions of reflexive and intensive...
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The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
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Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
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Narrative Writing

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
If you're looking to start a unit based around narrative writing, make sure to consider this resource while you're planning. This book covers five topics: writing personal narratives, writing narratives about others, writing narratives...
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Charlie Brown and Friends

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Charles Schulz' Charlie Brown and Friends, a collection of Peanuts comic strips, provides young readers with an opportunity to engage in full-class discussions, work in groups to examine how Schulz develops his characters, and...
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Theme 15 Conjunctions and Interjections

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Study compound words and interjections with this packet. Start by underlining misspelled words in a story, and then using a set of compound words in a series of sentences. Then identify misspelled words that use consonant doubling....
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Preposition House

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Identify and use prepositions to describe how objects relate to one another. Each child draws a house and then draws items in, around, on, and under the house to demonstrate different prepositions. Written descriptions accompany their...
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The Polar Express Newspaper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost writing skills and reading comprehension with a lesson that combines the art of journalistic writing and a favorite children's story. Young journalists compose an article referencing an event from the story, The Polar Express by...
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Simón Dice

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Play a game of Simón Dice to reinforce body part vocabulary in Spanish and English. Scholars review and label a diagram of the human body in preparation for the big game. During the game, peers call out vocabulary in which players locate...
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Question Tags Are Fun, Aren't They?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Good writing takes practice, doesn't it? Here, a lesson plan emphasizes the importance of using question tags to improve a written piece. A discussion opens a dialogue about the purpose of a question tag. The class reads several...
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I Spy Prepositions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A activity challenges scholars to use their knowledge of proportions to locate items in the classroom. Beginning with a quick writing prompt, learners describe their location then play a game of "I Spy." Independently, pupils complete a...
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Compare and Contrast Characters in The Watsons Go to Birmingham

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Christopher Paul Curtis's award-winning novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham provides the text for a compare and contrast essay in which writers analyze the similarities and differences between two of the novel's characters.
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Life in the Middle Ages Compared to Today

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Life for serfs and peasants during the Middle Ages wasn't easy. Even knights, monks, and nobles faced challenges. To better understand the lives of the various classes during the time period, young historians research and then craft an...
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Identify and Act to Prevent Bullying in Our Class

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars begin by listing words related to bullying then discuss their definition as a class. Small groups write sentences or draw a picture that reflects what it is to be a bully, what they do, and how it feels to be bullied. A master...
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To, Two, and Too

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A brief discussion about homophones begins a lesson that focuses on words to, two, and too. Pairs work together to complete a worksheet and check their answers. Three groups challenge scholars to read independently, complete a practice...
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Food Waste Solutions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Easy doesn't always mean better. In an era with pre-packaged everything, learners consider the environmental impact of the convenient trend. They critique the packaging of food and how waste impacts cost and then look for solutions.
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Food Waste and the Environment

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Out of sight out of mind can be a dangerous habit. Learners investigate the life of food waste after it leaves people's homes and its impact on the environment. They complete a series of three activities that involve building a mini...
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Food Waste and Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
There is a limited supply of natural resources. Pupils complete a series of activities to investigate the natural resources used in food processing. They consider food waste to draw conclusions about the amount of resources used...
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Frindle: Word Play and Creation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Making up stories is fun, but have you ever tried making up words? After reading Frindle by Andrew Clements, small groups work together to create words that communicate unique ideas.
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Nouns Verbs: Write it Both Ways

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A worksheet gives scholars the opportunity to take five words and use them as a noun and a verb. Changing the verb tenses and making nouns singular or plural work to compose a grammatically correct sentence. 
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Nouns Verbs: Use It Two Ways

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars show what they know about nouns and verbs in a learning exercise that requires them to read five words then use them in two sentences—as a noun and a verb. 
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Celebrating Women’s History Month

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Examine the lives of four women—Blanche Stuart Scott, Madeleine L'Engle, Margaret Evans Price, and Sybil Ludington—in a 23-page activity packet. Each profile comes with a set of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Further...
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Correlating Conjunctions

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A worksheet on correlating conjunctions could be used as either a check for comprehension or as a homework assignment. Whether or not conjunctions are their thing, the activity will not only engage young grammarians, but also teach them...
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Nouns Verbs: Write it Both Ways

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A five-item instructional activity challenges scholars to write two sentences using the same verb in two different ways—as a noun and a verb.
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Writing with Interjections

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Challenge young writers to craft original sentences using interjections from a list provided on a colorful worksheet.
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Mild and Strong Interjections

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
 Whew! This worksheet is tough! Unless, of course, young grammarians know the difference between mild and strong interjections.
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Interjections in Dialogue: Tom Sawyer

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Mark Twain is a master of using interjections in his dialogue. A grammar worksheet focused on interjections features the passage from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in which Tom tricks Ben into taking on the job of whitewashing Aunt...
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Find the Interjection

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Yikes! Young grammar sleuths must find the interjections that add the oomph to a series of sentences.
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Add an Interjection

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Wow! Here's a worksheet about interjections! After reading a brief definition of this part of speech, young grammarians select an interjection from the provided word bank to add to a sentence.
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Which Is It: Subordinating or Coordinating Conjunction?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
To demonstrate their understanding of the difference between subordinating and coordinating conjunctions, learners identify and label the conjunctions found in 10 sentences.
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Spot Them! Correct Conjunctions

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young grammarians demonstrate their understanding of conjunctions by identifying sentences on a short worksheet that use conjunctions correctly.
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Preposition Combinations Followed by Gerunds

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What are you worried about today? What are you tired of doing? Review gerunds in language arts class with a series of questions designed to get learners thinking about progressive verbs used as nouns.
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In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson - Activity Book

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Moving to a new country isn't easy, as Shirley Temple Wong learns in In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord. A series of language arts activities carry readers through the novel, addressing the story's themes,...
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The Yearling: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Ever known the feeling of being stuck between a rock and a hard place? Jody, a character in The Yearling, knows this feeling all too well. Nature forces Jody to choose between his beloved pet and his family's food supply. Readers...
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Core Curriculum Lesson Plans for Jefferson's Sons

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Thomas Jefferson lived a controversial life. A series of lesson plans shares information about Jefferson's Sons, a novel about the infamous founding father. Discussion questions and other tasks explore different points of view and cover...
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Core Curriculum Lesson Plans for The Lions of Little Rock

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Schools in the 1950s and 60s looked very different from the schools we know today. An educator's guide explores the civil rights movement and, specifically, the process of integrating schools. Questions cover key themes in the novel and...
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An Educator’s Guide to Savvy by Ingrid Law

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Literature circles give learners a chance to explore a novel in a unique way. An educator's guide for the book Savvy uses literature circles as part of the novel study. Additional activities cover elements of figurative language and...
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An Educator's Guide to Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Chances are, you've got some precocious Matilda fans in your class! Use a thorough set of lesson plans to address Roald Dahl's classic novel about a bright girl who just wants to be understood. Vocabulary exercises, comprehension...
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Unit 17: Fighting Tropical Disease - Cleanliness Counts

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
While learners in the developed world take for granted basic sanitation, such as clean water, these challenges are part of the public health crisis in poorer nations. Authentic sanitation lesson materials show how diseases spread and how...
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Unit 18: Fighting Tropical Disease - What Ails You?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A woman, frequently bitten by mosquitoes, comes to you for medical treatment. She has a fever, swollen ankle, and hard, elephant-like skin. What could be wrong? These questions facing aid workers around the world. A simulation activity...
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Ray Charles and Country Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Ray Charles used the pain and adversity from his life to influence an entire genre of American music. Learn about the musician's daily life, struggles and success, and powerful musical style with a thorough resource.
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The Ugly Duckling Resource Guide

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Our differences aren't meant to divide us! Use Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale "The Ugly Duckling" to reinforce the concept that appearances don't define someone's character, and that there is always somewhere where we belong.
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Subject-Verb Agreement/Commonly Confused Words

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Can you alter a painting, or do you altar it? Can a compliment positively effect or affect your mood? Clarify the meanings of commonly confused words with a packet that also includes strategies for watching subject-verb agreement.
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Absolute Possessive Pronouns

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Pronouns are meant to replace nouns in a sentence, but don't replace this resource so easily! A collection of worksheets challenges young grammarians with fill-in-the-blanks, word searches, and sentence diagramming.
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Subject-Verb Agreement

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Your writing lessons may be all about solid arguments, but in grammar, it's all about agreement! Learners practice identifying proper and improper verb form in a learning exercise focused on subject-verb agreement and indefinite pronouns.
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Six tasks make up a lesson plan designed to reinforce comprehension and language skills using the poem "The Pied Piper" by Robert Browing. Scholars discuss and define unknown words, identify adjectives and onomatopoeia, review complex...
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What Letter Will You Write?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After reading "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," scholars discuss the emotions the events provoked in its characters. In pairs, writers compose a letter depending on the topic and style of their choice then reply to their own or a peer's...
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My Dream Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Is your job a dream come true? Career seekers research to discover what their ideal jobs might be in the second of five career and college readiness lessons for sixth graders. After determining their occupational clusters, individuals...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Get in touch with your sense of self! The fifth and final activity in a series of college and career lessons for fifth graders reinforces the relationship between interests and career choices. Pupils play a scenario-driven game, then dig...
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What’s the Market for My Labor?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Is it easy to find a job I'll love? Show scholars the importance of understanding the labor market with part three in a five-part series of career and college readiness lesson plans. After learning important vocabulary, learners track...
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Learning About Myself

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let the journey begin! Fifth graders take their first steps down the road of self-discovery during the first of five career and college readiness lesson plans. After taking an interests inventory, groups create a graphic representation...
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Slang

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A four-part activity challenges scholars' knowledge of American, Australian, and British slang. Learners use context clues to decide which country a slang word is from, complete sentences, decipher a conversation, and answer questions. 
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Study Guide for Tuck Everlasting

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt is a classic novel that readers have enjoyed for years. Resources within the study guide such as discussion and guided reading questions, extension activities, and graphic organizers aid comprehension...
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Study Guide for Bridge to Terabithia

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Bridge to Terabithia is a story about friendship that brings magic into ordinary life. Study guides may not be magical, but the guided questions, graphic organizers, extension activities, vocabulary, and discussion questions help...
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Maltese Cross Cabin

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The Maltese Cross Cabin, a frontier residence of Theodore Roosevelt, is a time capsule that commemorates Roosevelt's time in the Dakota territory. An explanatory video and response guide takes students on a virtual tour of the wooden...
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Article Intro Reference Table and Cartoon

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Hand out a reference sheet that explains the difference between an indefinite and definite article. Additionally, it provides positive and negative, singular and plural, and countable and non-countable examples of each.
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Scent-Inspired Composition

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Our sense of smell has a wonderful way of bringing back memories. Unlock those memories with an olfactory-inspired writing prompt that challenges writers to tell a story about a specific smell and the memories it conjures.
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Future Time: Using "Be Going To"

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Is your class going to learn something new in this worksheet? The answer is yes. As they practice talking to a classmate about the future, learners work on asking and answering yes or no questions, writing positive and negative...
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Superlative Adjectives: Words That End in Y

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
What's the silliest game you've ever played? Which was the rainiest day this month? Practice superlative forms with a instructional activity that focuses on adjectives that end in the letter y.
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Add a Prepositional Phrase to an Adjective Phrase

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Don't just rely on adjectives to describe the nouns in your sentence! Use a handy worksheet to review prepositional and adjective phrases. Learners read eight sentences and add prepositional phrases as adjectives after either the subject...
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Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Challenge young grammarians with a worksheet on prepositional phrases. Given ten sentences, learners must decide which ones include prepositional phrases that function as adjectives to the nouns in the sentence.
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Order of Adjectives: Write a Sentence

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Knowing the parts of speech can make you a better writer! Young grammarians use sets of two and three adjectives to write engaging sentences, taking care to use the adjectives in the correct order.
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Order of Adjectives: Fill in the Blank

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Would you rather have a big shiny diamond ring or a diamond shiny big ring? Word choice and the order of adjectives can affect what a writer is trying to say. Teach young learners how to clarify their writing with a set of exercises that...
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Order of Adjectives: Circle the Correct One

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Which comes first in an adjective phrase: a word denoting a noun's quality, or a word describing a noun's function? If your elementary grammarians don't know the answer, have them review ten pairs of adjective phrases and circle the one...
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Order of Adjectives: Add Another

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Some nouns need more than one adjective to adequately describe them. Using a reference poster that puts twelve categories of adjectives in order, class members fill in the blanks to complete eight sentences.
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Order of Adjectives Chart

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Would you say the two big round buttons, or is it the two round big buttons? Use a reference page to determine which category of adjective belongs where in a sentence.
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Nouns as Adjectives

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Sometimes nouns can do the work of adjectives! Young language arts pupils analyze ten noun phrases and determine which contain adjectives, and which contain nouns that describe other nouns.
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Change the Predicate Adjectives

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Review parts of speech and revise writing for clarity with one worksheet! Elementary grammarians change ten predicate adjectives to attributive adjectives, combining two choppy sentences into one smooth thought.
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Change the Adjectives to Nouns

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Adjectives are supposed to describe nouns, but they can actually become nouns themselves! Learners review ten adjectives and transform them into the nouns found in their roots.
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Traditional Irish Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate sean-nós, céilí, and the lilting music of the Emerald Isle with a set of language arts activities! Learners complete word puzzles, vocabulary exercises, and comprehension questions about traditional Irish music.
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Pronouns as Adjectives

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
When is a pronoun also an adjective? Elementary learners look through ten sentences to determine which ones include pronouns used as adjectives.
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Ten Days to A+ Grammar: Verbs

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What are you doing today? What have you done this week? What will you be doing next month? Focus on verb usage with a series of fill-in-the-black exercises on basic tenses, inappropriate shifts in tense, and active and passive voice.
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Circle It! Indirect Objects

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
If you give this worksheet to your class, make sure you know where the indirect object is! Young grammarians work on their grammar skills with a series of ten sentences, each with an indirect object ready for pupils to circle.
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Jeopardy Grammar Review

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Everyone loves a rousing game of Jeopardy®! Review comparatives, superlatives, participial phrases, and world geography with an interactive slide show presentation designed as a Jeopardy® trivia game.
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A Dark and Spooky Night

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
It was a dark and awesome night? A dark and smelly night? Let elementary grammarians test out their parts of speech with an entertaining fill-in-the-black reading activity. Using context clues and grammar prompts, they add words to a...
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Wonder in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Would you rather be right, or would you rather be kind? A novel unit based on R.J. Palacio's Wonder focuses on the need to be kind to others and to accept their differences. As learners read the book, they discuss the themes of family...
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Family Titles, Pronouns, Writing about a Person

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
How is your grandmother related to you? How is your cousin related to your grandmother? Learn about family relationships and pronouns with an activity that guides pupils to write two short narratives about members of their families.
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Verbs: Regular, Irregular, Simple Past Tense

For Students K - 8th Standards
Adding -ed to the ends of most verbs can change a sentence to the past tense—but what about verbs like think or draw? Provide class members with practice activities that focus on both regular and irregular verbs in the simple past tense.
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Writing about a Meal

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
You don't need to be a food critic to describe your meal accurately! A series of activities introduce learners to vivid adjectives when writing about the taste, smell, and feel of food. After working with word choice, parts of a...
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Reading, Vocabulary, Comprehension

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Whether you teach mainstream elementary classes or older English learners, a set of reading comprehension resources is a great addition to your language arts curriculum. Ten activities each include a reading passage and set of...
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Pronouns: Personal Pronouns, Demonstrative Pronouns

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Which do you use: that or this? Which or where? Me or I? Practice pronoun use with a series of activities that focus on personal and demonstrative pronouns.
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Reading Activity: Circle the Right

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Fables can teach us about life's morals, but they are also helpful for reviewing verb tense, spelling, and word choice. Three reading passages feature well-known fables, each with several opportunities for students to circle the correct...
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Matilda - The First Miracle

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
As the story unfolds, readers discover Matilda has a superpower. Take part in an activity that has learners talking about what superpower they would have, how they would use it, and how it could help others. Then, after reading the 14th...
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Island of the Blue Dolphins: Lesson Activities

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Use a 12-worksheet packet to complete as the class reads Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott Odell. The skills practice sheets have everything from grammar practice identifying parts of speech to using chapters to answer reading...
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Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
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Present Continuous Uses

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Grammar is one of those skills you're always improving. Learn more about ways to use the present continuous verb tense with a short grammar video and explanatory examples.
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Test-Taking Strategies for Three Subject Areas

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Sometimes a test page loaded with text can make a student's face go blank. Help them decipher what a text question is asking with a series of tips focused on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and language arts mechanics.
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Heteronyms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Challenge scholars to identify and use heteronyms in a sentence with a two-page worksheet designed to boost grammar skills. 
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The Comparative

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
A lecture on comparative adjectives is good, but an engaging presentation is better! Take learners through the rules of comparing one thing to another with a slideshow about how some experiences can be better or worse than others.
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Questions with Any, Some, How Much, How Many; Quantity Expressions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How many times do you need to review quantity expressions? Focus on the words any, how much, some, and how many with an engaging grammar presentation.
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Advice: Should, Shouldn't, Ought to, Had Better, and Had Better Not

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
You shouldn't miss out on an opportunity to review should, shouldn't, ought to, had better, and had better not! Elementary and middle schoolers view a slideshow presentation that focuses on usage rules and examples for these tricky verbs.
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Will for the Future; Future Time Markers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What will happen in the future? No one knows, but everyone can guess with the future tense! Young grammarians practice future time markers with a helpful presentation that focuses on air travel to space.
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Beginning Daily Activities Unit

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Begin each day with a warm-up that has ELLs focusing their minds on a skill that will be taught that day. Focusing on verbs, each daily lesson reinforces study and self-management skills, helps learners become proficient in working with...
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Non-Action Verbs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
A verb is something you do — but can you always see the action? Use a slideshow presentation to clarify the differences between verbs that describe actions, and verbs that describe senses, preferences, and emotions.
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Subject and Object Pronouns; Direct and Indirect Object

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Replacing a gift can end up in an awkward moment—but not when replacing a noun with a pronoun! Watch the most effective ways to use subject and object pronouns, as well as direct and indirect object pronouns, with an entertaining grammar...
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The Simple Past: Yes/No and WH- Questions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Were you in an accident? How did it happen? Pupils practice asking and answering questions with a language arts slideshow presentation. As they work on describing past events to explain a current condition, individuals take a look at the...
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Comma Review One

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Commas are helpful for separating names of cities from states, setting off interjections, and listing items in a series. Practice the many uses of commas with a set of grammar exercises designed for both elementary and middle school...
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The Simple Present: Affirmative and Negative Statements

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The present tense is a helpful skill to review in any language arts classroom. Focusing on statements made in the affirmative and in the negative, a slideshow presentation guides pupils through grammar rules and examples for the simple...
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Hanukkah - ESL

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Reinforce vocabulary and reading comprehension with a Hanukkah-themed collection of worksheets. Scholars first read a two-paragraph informational text, then apply their new-found-knowledge to match phrases, fill in blanks with...
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Christmas Day

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrary the holiday season fluently with a packet designed for English learners. The resource includes reading comprehension, spelling, scrambled sentences, and writing worksheets focused around Christmas.
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Abbreviations

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
When should you abbreviate a word, and when should you write it out? Practice abbreviation rules with a resource that provides guided examples before challenging young grammarians to correct ten sentences on their own.
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Interrogatives and Auxiliary Verbs

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Interrogatives—who, what, where, when, why, and how—are the focus of a grammar worksheet that reinforces writing questions and using auxiliary verbs. 
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Beginner Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in the United States and Canada. Introduce the beginnings of the Thanksgiving celebration with a resource that features reading comprehension activities, vocabulary exercises, and a short writing...
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Which Word - Many or Much?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Reinforce the concept of countable and uncountable nouns with a grammar worksheet that looks closely at the the use of how much or how many.
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Welcome to the Color Vowel Chart

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Focus English language learners' attention on word stress and phrase stress with a pronunciation chart that breaks the sounds into moving and non-moving vowel sounds. The chart tool uses colors and key words to indicate where to put the...
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Pumpkins... Not Just For Halloween

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate fall with four pumpkin themed hands-on activities! After learning about pumpkins, scholars complete two activity sheets that reinforce estimation and word problems. They then plant pumpkin seeds and bake a pie in a bag.   
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Halloween

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Build vocabulary and get in the Halloween sprit with a collection of festive activities! Here, scholars take part in a holiday celebration, unearth the unknown in mystery feel-boxes, and create monster masks out of paper plates. 
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Present Perfect: Since and For

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Present perfect tense doesn't mean that something is perfect, just that it's continuing from the past into the present. Demonstrate proper usage of present perfect verb tense with a slideshow presentation, which features a passage about...
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Civil War Reader's Theater

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Encourage class members to add expression and put themselves back in time during the Civil War with a reader's theater activity. The scripts include dialogue on what it was like for the Union and Confederate sides during this time.
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Teacher Kit Unit 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Nine lessons makeup a unit designed to reinforce grammar and vocabulary through practice pages based on readings of African folktales. Each lesson consists of a mini lesson, a vocabulary review, and a worksheet. Topics include...
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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Within three nutrition-themed, inquiry-based learning opportunities, pupils take notice of their eating habits; delve deep into the five food groups, gain experience in planning meals, participate in a taste test, and explore ads from...
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Preparing for Guided Reading

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Take your guided reading lesson plans to the next level with a collection of printables, templates, and reference tools equipped to support the reading needs of your readers. Included is a detailed information page, grouping sheet,...
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Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Everyone deserves to read a great book! Here, pupils write a persuasive letter to the school's librarian detailing their favorite story and why it should be found on the shelves. Class members' persuasive reading passages are shared with...
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Interjections | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Discover what an interjection is, and how to use it in a sentence, with a video that provides a detailed definition, captivating examples, an interactive pop quiz, and a review to check for understanding.
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Coordinating Conjunctions | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Find out what coordinating conjunctions are, and how to use them in a sentence with an excellent video. The resource provides detailed examples, a mnemonic device to remember the seven coordinating conjunctions, an interactive pop quiz,...
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Subordinating Conjunctions | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Get an in depth look into subordinating conjunctions with a video that thoroughly explains and demonstrates what they are and how to use them in a sentence. Following instruction, an interactive pop quiz and review is available to check...
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Guide young grammarians through common sentence structures with a helpful slideshow presentation. Focusing on coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, the presentation helps individuals to see the elements that make up different...
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English Tenses and Verb Forms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Distinguish between passive and active voice with a grammar worksheet. It contains three exercises in which pupils turn direct speech into indirect speech and create new sentences using passive voice. 
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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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Prepositional Phrases | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Give grammar instruction a boost with a video focusing on prepositional phrases. To start, the video defines and provides examples of prepositions. Then, it goes into prepositional phrases and how they are used in sentences. To end the...
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Prepositions | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Discover the ins and outs of prepositions with an informative video that describes what they are, and the different types used. The video also provides helpful hints to use prepositions correctly, a list of common prepositions, and a...
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Teaching Word Meaning Synonyms, Antonyms, and Analogies

For Students 5th Standards
Strengthen and enhance your class's vocabulary with a guided activity on word relationships. Focusing on synonyms and antonyms, the activity demonstrates ways to compare and define different words, including word analogies and thesaurus...
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The Present of Be: Statements and Yes/No Questions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
To be or not to be? That's not the question in this presentation, but it features ways to use the forms of to be in other questions. A great addition to your grammar unit.
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WH-Questions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Why can't you answer a wh- question with yes or no? Learn about the ways you can use the five W's to form questions that will give you the most information in an answer.
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Conditionals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Are you wishing for a great grammar presentation? Wish no longer with an engaging slideshow that focuses on the conditional verb form. Learners begin their sentences with wish before completing them with the correct usage.
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Understanding Paragraph Basics

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Full of informative, helpful, and accessible activities, a language arts packet is sure to be a valuable part of your writing unit. It's versatile between reading levels and grade levels, and focuses on the most efficient ways for your...
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Noun Clauses

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Bon appetit! Enjoy a night at a restaurant with a grammar presentation about noun clauses. Full of questions about food, waiters, tips, and other restaurant vocabulary, the presentation prompts learners to practice using noun clauses in...
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Adverb Clauses

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Get your groove on with a dance-themed presentation focused on adverb clauses and subordinating conjunctions. As learners tango and foxtrot through the grammar lesson, they practice varying their sentence structure.
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English Verb Forms

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Challenge young grammarians with a short assessment on verbals. As your class progresses through each exercise, they demonstrate understanding for modal verbs, imperatives, infinitives, and gerunds.
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Their There They’re

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
There's a great way for your learners to practice their homophones, and they won't even realize they're studying! A baseball-themed worksheet prompts your class to fill in there, they're, or their in the appropriate spaces.
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Infinitives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
If you want to buy a house, what's the first thing you need to do? Learn about buying a home, and about infinitive phrases, with a helpful and straightforward slideshow presentation.
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The Passive

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What happens when a painting is stolen? A presentation themed after Edvard Munch's The Scream is a great way to introduce the passive voice to your class. 
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Adjective Clauses

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Encourage the knights and princesses in your class to practice adjective clauses and relative pronouns in a fairy tale-themed presentation! Several slides review the structure of sentences with adjective clauses before prompting your...
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Object Pronouns

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Work on replacing the object of a sentence with object pronouns. A handy grammar worksheet prompts language arts learners to read 20 sentences and choose the correct pronoun to fill in the blank from the word box above.
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Articles

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Take a trip to Africa with an educational grammar slideshow. Featuring pictures, sentences, and examples with an African safari theme, the presentation guides learners through definite and indefinite articles.
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Modals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Ever wonder about the future? Now you know how to speculate in a grammatically correct way! Work on modals to speculate about events from the past, present, and future with a helpful and straightforward slideshow presentation.
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Past Time

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How do you talk about things that have already happened? What about things that happened in the past and are still happening? Explore past, past perfect, and past progressive verb tenses in a helpful slideshow presentation.
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Titles Punctuation Song

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
It's hard to remember how to punctuate titles correctly, but after you listen to this grammar video a few times, you'll never italicize a song title again! Hip hop-themed and catchy, the song is a great addition to your punctuation unit.
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Rhyming Word Building Song

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
All you need is a word ending to find a rhyme. In a video that focuses on rhyming words, a dog provides bricks to a wall for mice to add the beginning sounds.
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Sentence 1 Song

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Yeehaw! Review the basic structure of a sentence with a fun Western song. The video explains that a sentence must start with a capital letter, end with a punctuation mark, and contain words to convey an idea.
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Conclusions: Must, Have (Got) To, May, Might, Could, Can't

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Is this presentation the perfect addition to a grammar unit? It must be! Learn about drawing conclusions with different levels of certainty, using must, might, could, and can't.
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Infinitives after Certain Verbs

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
To be or not to be...are great examples of infinitives! Use an informative slideshow presentation to teach or review infinitives with a language arts class.
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Verb Tense Review: the Importance of Time

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
When you ask a fourth grader to write a sentence in the past perfect progressive tense, there might be some confusion. But with a presentation that features several different verb tenses, along with examples and a handy timeline, your...
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Gerunds: Subject and Object

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Ace the next grammar quiz with the help of a presentation about subject and object gerunds! After defining the concept, the slides guide class members through different examples and activities with gerunds.
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Pronouns 1 Song

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Introduce your language arts class to their new favorite song with a video about pronouns. Hip, informative, and very catchy, the song demonstrates several different ways to replace nouns with pronouns. 
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Adjectives: Superlatives

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Give the class the most interesting lesson yet with a fun grammar presentation on superlative adjectives. With animated slides and sound effects, the presentation is the greatest way to introduce proper usage.
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Interjections 5 Song

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Wow! Your class will be humming along during a fun grammar video focused on interjections. It demonstrates the positions interjections can take in a sentence, as well as the different emotions they can convey in writing.
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Articles: Indefinite

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
When do you use a or an before a noun? What about the? Learn about indefinite and definite articles with a brief grammar presentation, which focuses on using context clues to determine proper article usage.
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Requests: Can, Could, Will, Would, Would You Mind

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Young gentlemen and ladies will rise to the occasion after they watch a slideshow presentation about making polite requests. The slides focus on phrases that include could and would you, as well as would you mind?
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Phrasal Verbs

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
When is a preposition not a preposition? Learn about the role prepositions play in a slideshow presentation about phrasal verbs. As the class watches the presentation, they reinforce their skills with practice activities.
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Emotional Intelligence

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How would you describe a great leader? Explore the theme of leadership with a unit that focuses on emotional intelligence, and how great leaders have a strong sense of emotional intelligence.
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Used To

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Your class used to be confused about verb tenses, but now they understand more about the past tense! Practice the different ways to use used to in writing with a clear slideshow presentation, which includes negative and positive...
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Narrative Writing Unit

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Each one of the learners in your class has a story to tell, so help them learn the most efficient and organized way to tell their tale. A thorough unit on narrative writing addresses the writing process, grammar, story structure,...
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Who’s Got Mail?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Today's kids are probably not familiar with the conventions of letter writing, due to the boom of technology. Here is a lesson that will provide opportunities for formal and informal letter writing. 
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Editing Informal Letters

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Editing a letter isn't quite the same thing as fixing an autocorrected word on your phone, but it's an important skill that can help kids with their language arts skills. Young readers take a look at a short letter before identifying the...
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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Where Are Our Commons?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What are commons and how do we take care of them? This is the driving question in which scholars answer through grand conversations, brainstorm sessions, and small group field trips to collect data. Once your class has completed this...
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Nutrition and Physical Activity

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the...
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Numbers 1-30

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Jot down some figures with an activity about printing numbers. First, learners fill in the blanks with the numbers next to their printed forms. Then, they complete simple addition and subtraction problems with numbers that are written out.
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Adjectives of Comparison

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Is our car bigger than theirs? Is this car better than than that one? Use comparative and superlative adjectives of provided verbs to complete twenty sentences.
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Active to Passive

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Do they inspect the trains, or are the trains inspected? Change twelve sentences from the active voice into the passive voice with a grammar worksheet.
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Past Simple v. Past Perfect Simple

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Help English learners tell the difference between the past tense and the past perfect tense with a grammar worksheet. As kids read twelve sentences, they change the given verbs to the correct tense based on context clues.
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So v. Such

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
When should you use such and when should you use so? Kids look through 20 sentences and fill in the blanks with so, such, such a, or such an.
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Common and Proper Nouns for Valentine's Day

For Students K - 6th Standards
Common or proper noun, that is the question. With a Valentine's Day coloring page, class members decipher whether the word they read is a common or proper noun. Once they determine which type of nouns they see, theycolor the heart red or...
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Reported Speech

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
What did he say? Learn to report what another person said with a worksheet focused on reported speech. As kids read 20 short statements, they reply with a sentence frame to report what they have learned from each statement.
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Prepositions

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Add a worksheet about prepositions and context clues to your grammar unit. As kids read 20 sentences, they fill in the blanks based on what they read and the prepositions that fit the best.
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A, An, Some, Any

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Practice a, an, some, and any with a straightforward worksheet. Kids fill in the blanks for 20 sentences, using context clues and their knowledge of each word.
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Friendship Cinquain

For Students K - 6th Standards
Invite your class to share their appreciation of one another through the work of a Valentine's Day cinquain poem. Scholars use their knowledge of their classmates to describe them through adjectives, action verbs, and a complete sentence. 
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Valentine’s Day Adjectives and Adverbs

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Connect parts of speech with Valentine's Day in an engaging grammar worksheet with a Valentine theme. Learners fill in the blanks with the appropriate adjective or adverb to complete each sentence.
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Adjectives: Comparative or Superlative?

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
When do you use a comparative adjective instead of a superlative adjective? Review grammar usage with a worksheet about comparative and superlative forms of adjectives, in which readers use context clues to select the correct answer.
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Comparative Adjectives/Comparing Things

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A quick, easy worksheet is a great way to assess your English learners' grammar skills. Given ten adjectives, class members write the comparative form of each adjective.
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Indefinite Pronouns

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your English learners distinguish among indefinite pronouns with a quick review. As they read over the eight sentences, readers choose whether nobody, none, neither, or nothing would fit, based on the context clues.
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Article or No Article?

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Determine where an article should appear in a sentence with a grammar worksheet. Individuals read ten sentences and place the, a, or an in the space provided, or note that no article is needed.
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Commonly Confused Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Test your scholars' knowledge of commonly confused words with this grammar worksheet. With multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank options, this ten question activity is certain to express your learners' understanding. 
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Context Clues Vocabulary Builder Activity

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Reading comprehension improves when you can use context clues to define unfamiliar words. Help your kids practice using context clues with a instructional activity that provides space for seven sentences with new words, as well as a...
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What Can We Do with All This Stuff?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Need a way to boost community and involve local neighborhoods into your school? This may be your answer. Ecology is the way! Think, plan, and consider living in a no-waste place as your class embarks on this unit to learn about the...
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Reading and Thinking Like a Historian

For Teachers 5th Standards
Kids might know how to walk like an Egyptian but in this lesson they will learn how to read primary source documents like a historian developing critical thinking and research skills.
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Proofreading Marks

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Getting ready for a peer editing session? Want to ensure that your class knows what your marks on their essays stand for? Provide your class with the list of standard editing marks. Pupils get to know the list by marking up a paragraph...
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Vocabulary List Definitions and Sentences

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Practice any vocabulary list of up to 20 words with this graphic organizer. Class members write down the words, their definitions, and sentences that use the words.
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Rules For Using Irregular Verbs

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Add to the grammar toolboxes of young scholars with this comprehensive resource on irregular verbs. Offering clear instruction with the help of numerous examples, this reference document is perfect for upper-elementary English language...
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Your/You're Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Does the sight of a misspelled your make you cringe? Then this is the worksheet for you! Make sure your learners are prepared to make the right decision next time they are faced with the task of choosing between your and you're.
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The Eight Parts of Speech

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Presented as eight slices of a whole pie, here is a nice graphic organizer for your young grammarians to complete and keep handy as they learn about the eight parts of speech: interjections, nouns, conjunctions, pronouns, adjectives,...
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Social Media Madness

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Tired of seeing u instead of you and 2 instead of too? Teach your pupils how to write for an academic setting by asking them to correct these six social media posts that are full of grammatical errors, spelling errors, and text speak.