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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read...
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EngageNY Grades 6 ELA Module 2B: Voices of Adversity

For Teachers 6th Standards
Were things really harder back in the day? That is the question sixth graders research in a three-unit module. They read information articles and literature about the adversities of medieval life, and then draft an essay in which they...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2B, Unit 3: Analyzing, Comparing, Sharing: Modern Voices of Adversity

For Teachers 6th Standards
John Grandits’s concrete poems in the collections Blue Lipstick and Technically, It’s Not My Fault provide learners with modern voices struggling with adversities. After close reading of the poems and discussions, for the final...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2B, Unit 2: Monologues, Language, and Literary Argument: Voices of Medieval Village

For Teachers 6th Standards
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village is the anchor text for the second unit in Module 2B. Sixth-graders examine monologues, read articles about challenges and adversities faced by children in medieval villages,...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 3: Writing to Inform: “My Rule to Live By”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Unit 3 of the ELA Module 2A focuses on how to craft an informative essay. Using what they learned reading Bud, Not Buddy, a Steve Jobs speech, and “If,” sixth-graders craft an essay based on one of their own personal rules for which to...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 20 lessons in Unit 2, Module 1 collection, continue the study of mythology using The Lightning Thief as the anchor text. Six graders also read multiple myths, as well as informational text about the elements and themes found in...
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Flocabulary: Language Arts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers of a four-video collection can go with the flow as they listen and watch raps about hyperbole, types of text structure, pronouns, and setting. The clever animation, rhymes, repetition, and catchy music are sure to engage the...
16 Items in Collection
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fifteen resources make up a collection designed for middle school scholars. Here, pupils take part in lesson plans, activities, worksheets, and entire units that thoroughly examine the topic of self-awareness. Sub-topics include...
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W.6.3 - Narrative Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Cultivating a deep love of narrative writing in your young writers can set them on a path that will have them writing and reading for the rest of their lives. These common core aligned resources (W.6.3) will give you some great starting...
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Speaking and Listening: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Inspire scholars to listen intently and speak loud with a collection comprised of lesson plans and activities designed to meet the needs of sixth grade's Common Core English language arts: Speaking and Listening standards. Resources can...
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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...
26 Items in Collection
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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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Language: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Looking for materials that will help your students develop mastery of English grammar and usage, of the conventions of punctuation and spelling, of vocabulary acquisition? Then this collection is for you. Take a look at the attached...
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All About Pronouns!

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Make pronouns fun using some or all of these 21 worksheets and activities. Practice the basics including pronoun-antecedent agreement, indirect objects, reflexive pronouns, and much more. You'll definitely find something you can use in...
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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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Reading Informational Text: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
The majority of text that seventh graders encounter is informative, whether they are viewing television commercials, reading science textbooks, or perusing an article about current events. Equip your class with the skills necessary to...
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Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Turn students into scribes with a selection of resources designed for Common Core writing standards. With at least one resource aligned to each standard, the collection is a step in the "write" direction. Refer to the notes on each...
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Rockin' English Lessons

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Add some rockin' tunes to your grammar instruction with a collection of videos addressing the grammar needs of first to eighth graders. Each video provides the song's lyrics, so prepare your scholars to sing loud and proud.
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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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I Have “M.I.” Strengths!

For Teachers 6th Standards
There are so many ways to be smart! Can your class identify their intelligences? The third of five career and college lesson plans designed for sixth graders challenges them to assess their unique skills. Once they determine their...
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Introductory News Literacy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Aspiring journalists learn about media literacy, journalism, and the press. Units come complete with handouts, assignment rubrics, notes, and extension suggestions. Each unit also comes with a list of vocabulary words and learning...
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Grade 6 Literacy: Can Animals Think? Unit

For Teachers 6th Standards
Can animals think? Learners develop their thinking abilities by reading Linden's essay and constructing an evidence-based response. Complete with rubrics and exemplars to evaluate writing, the resource also has suggested pre-, during,...
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Energy Pioneers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Which electricity pioneer made the largest contribution to where we are today? Pupils select a scientist or inventor to research and present to the class. From Celcius in 1701 to Ed Hammer in 1976, many scientists contributed to the...
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The Cost of Electricity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Does it cost more to use an electric range or a refrigerator for an hour? Scholars learn how to calculate the cost of electricity in a variety of household appliances. The focus is on the calculations and understanding that even when...
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Conductors and Insulators

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why did the orchestra director use a copper baton? She heard it makes a great conductor. Scholars select six items to test in a circuit to determine if each is a conductor or an insulator. Clear instructions for using electricity allow...
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Saving Energy at School

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Schools spend more money on energy than computers and text books combined. Pupils divide into five groups to learn about the energy used by your school. Each group researches a different aspect related to electricity such as appliances,...
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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...
2 In 2 Collections
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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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Ceramic Tile Wall Murals

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Science, social studies, language arts, and art classes work together with administrators to produce a permanent, ceramic tile wall mural to install at their school. 
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Become a Journalist

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the newspaper as a unique entity with a detailed and extended unit. The unit requires learners to consider the newspaper's role in democracy, think about ethics, practice writing and interviewing, and examine advertising and news...
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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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Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement,...
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“I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Language

For Teachers 6th Standards
Help your sixth graders know exactly what is expected of them when it comes to Common Core language standards. Distribute the checklist, which is written in kid-friendly "I can" language, to each child. While most of these standards are...
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Stress Less: Understanding How Your Mind and Body Respond to Anxiety

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What could be more relevant to teens and preteens than experiencing stress? Use an article from the New York Times website to practice valuable Common Core skills for informational text reading, and also get a discussion going in your...
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Major Regional Dialects

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What does your dialect sound like? Examine variation in English as it relates to geographic regions with your class. They recognize some of the major differences between regional dialects and determine that everyone speaks a dialect....
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Agriculture: It Doesn't Just Happen

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service, learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state with relevant areas. Researchers focus on one of...
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Pronoun Shift

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Having problems with shifty pronouns? The 10 prompts on this worksheet challenge young grammarians to recognize pronoun shifts and correct those sentences that contain errors.
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Performance Task Preparation: Peer Critique and Mini-Lesson Addressing Common Errors: Revising Draft Essay to Inform

For Teachers 6th Standards
Time to revise! Using a writing evaluation rubric, scholars participate in a peer editing process to provide feedback on each others' informative essays. Next, pupils begin revising their drafts based on the feedback they receive. 
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End of Unit 2 Assessment: Final Draft of Literary Argument Essay

For Teachers 6th Standards
It's a common mistake. Scholars begin with a mini activity about common errors in draft essays. They then complete a stars and steps peer critique of essay drafts. To finish, learners revise their essays and finalize their drafts.
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Writing the Final Narrative: Monologue or Concrete Poem

For Teachers 6th Standards
Get inspired to help those creative juices flow. Using the resource, scholars write their final, best version of their narrative monologues or concrete poems. Next, they prepare for a performance task by watching and discussing a video...
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: Drafting the Experience or Event of the Narrative

For Teachers 6th Standards
Don't be tone deaf. Scholars study two photographs to better understand the concept of tone, so they can incorporate the literary device into their writing. Additionally, they draft the experience or event portion of their personal...
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Writing and Sharing: A Narrative of Adversity Plan

For Teachers 6th Standards
When life brings you lemons .. write about it! Scholars work with partners to complete graphic organizers analyzing two narratives. Next, they develop an outline for their narrative writing assignment about a personal experience with...
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Introduction: Writing a Narrative of Adversity

For Teachers 6th Standards
A little adversity is good for writing. Scholars review narrative-based monologues and concrete poems and choose which genre to use to express their own theme of adversity. Pupils also consider how to structure their narratives by...
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Final Performance Task: Final Draft of Essay to Inform

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sometimes, it's fun to follow the rules. Using their drafts of an evidence-based essay from previous lessons, scholars write their final informative essays about rules to live by. Next, they choose and share quotes from their essays that...
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 2: Final Draft of Literary Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Row, row, row, row four. Classmates take a look at row four in the writing rubric and begin the exercise by identifying any unfamiliar words. Literary scholars then use feedback from their initial drafts and the writing rubric to begin...
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Peer Critique and Pronoun Mini-Lesson: Revising Draft Literary Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
See what peers really think. Scholars give a peer critique of the their essay drafts from the previous lesson. They then participate in a mini lesson about pronouns. Pupils write examples of each type of pronoun on sticky notes and put...
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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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Benjamin Franklin, Elder Statesman

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ben Franklin was the only American to sign The Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Alliance with France, the Treaty of Paris, and the US Constitution. An interesting resource explores his role in the latter by comparing the US...
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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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Progressive Story: Adverb Clauses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Adverb phrases add a lot to a sentence, but they cannot stand alone. A fill-in-the-blank learning exercise provides spaces for learners to add adverb phrases that add meaning to the independent clause of each sentence.
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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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Peaceful Change

For Students 6th Standards
What do Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They were all peaceful social activists. As part of a series of lessons about peace activists, learners choose an activist to research, complete an activity sheet...
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Responding with Kindness Role-plays

For Students 6th Standards
Thank you. Excuse me. I'm sorry! Pupils watch a video about encouraging things people should say more often. Next, they work in small groups to develop a role-play based on a difficult situation. They perform their role-plays for the...
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Positive Self-Talk

For Students 6th Standards
People talking to themselves may not be as crazy as it sounds! Pupils engage in discussion about the benefits of positive self-talk to see sometimes it's just what people need. Next, they complete a worksheet on reframing negative...
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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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Monitoring Your Well-Being

For Students 6th Standards
Can stress, exercise, and sleep habits affect how people feel? Scholars record their personal habits and temperaments in the weeks leading up to the lesson. Next, they create plot graphs to show correlations between their actions and...
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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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Cyber-bullying Roleplays

For Students 6th Standards
What is the best way to stand up to a bully? Scholars collaborate to define and discuss cyber-bullying before presenting role plays to determine the best method to respond to online bullying.
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Consequences of Violence and Bullying

For Students 6th Standards
What are the qualities of an upstander? Individuals discuss the consequences of violence and bullying. As a bonus, the lesson includes an optional research extension activity. 
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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's often hard for people to see eye to eye, but it's easy to get pronouns and their antecedents to agree! Practice changing subjective and objective pronouns to agree with their nouns with ten different sentences.
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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 worksheet focused on subject-verb agreement and indefinite pronouns.
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Out of the Dust

For Teachers 6th Standards
The Grapes of Wrath may be the most famous novel set during the Dust Bowl, but what other stories cover the same time? The unit focuses on the Karen Hesse novel Out of the Dust. Learners keep a timeline of the Dust Bowl, maintain a...
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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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An Online Tool I Can Use

For Teachers 6th Standards
Tools for school—and beyond! Introduce your sixth graders to online tools to plan their academic and professional futures. The fifth and final lesson in a series of career and college readiness activities focuses on a scavenger hunt to...
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Roadmap to Success

For Teachers 6th Standards
Life is a highway ... where will yours lead? Scholars pave the way toward success in the fourth of five college and career readiness lesson plans. Using the SMART system, individuals begin mapping out the steps they will follow to...
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Me and My Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then...
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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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Free Verse Poetry Rubric

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Follow poetry instruction with a four-category rubric designed to guide budding poets' writing of free verse poetry. 
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Let's Explore!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the world through music with two lessons that bring focus to four composers—Gabriela Lena Frank, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Bedrř˘ich Smetana, and Mason Bates. After listening to musical pieces and viewing informative videos, scholars...
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Social Media Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's gameplan time! Journalism scholars create a social media plan based upon work completed in previous lessons. The activity, fifth in a 16-part Social Media Toolbox series, focuses on using data and consensus to create an effective...
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Social Media Survey

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Survey says ... social media is here to stay! How do the pupils in your school use social media? Using lesson four from a 16-part series, The Social Media Toolbox, learners study surveys and create their own. The resource includes...
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Cyberbullying

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What can we do to make our school community more aware of cyberbullying? From The Social Media Toolbox, lesson 10 of 16 takes on the tough topic of bullying. Learners research cyberbullying through online research, then create an...
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Social Media Roles

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Social media has changed the news publishing process, so how does it affect school news publications? Lesson nine in a 16-part series titled The Social Media Toolbox explores the traditional publishing roles through the lens of social...
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A Look at Social Media Policies

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Should school news publications use social media if their district is against the use of social media in school? Pupils ponder the policy, then examine their publication's plan in parts seven and eight of a 16-part Social Media Toolbox...
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Law Review

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can your journalism class ensure they use social media responsibly and legally? The sixth lesson in a 16-part Social Media Toolbox series asks pupils to dig deep into the legal aspects of social media use by school publications....
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Social Media Usage

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a difference in the way organizations present news via social media and in print? The third in a series of 16 lessons from The Social Media Toolbox explores news outlets and their delivery methods. Groups follow a story for a...
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Why Social Media?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is social media the best way to convey news in your school? Young journalists dig deep into the social media question in the second of 16 lessons from The Social Media Toolbox. After learning about the relationship between social media...
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Ethical Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When faced with a dilemma, how do journalists decide how much news to use? Social media scholars explore the philosophies of ethical resolution in the first of a 16-part Social Media Toolbox series. Partnered pupils use a Potter Box to...
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Cogheart and Moonlocket

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Peter Bunzi takes readers to the Victorian era with two stories, Coghaert and Moonlocket. Accompany the literary time warp with a companion packet that offers a plethora of exercises. Learning opportunities include activities for before,...
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Gender-Inclusive Language

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In the past, if writers weren't sure of a person's gender, they simply used masculine pronouns. Today, however, as a handout on gender-inclusive language explains, writers must choose pronouns carefully. To promote the use of gender...
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What Are Pronouns?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Once upon a time, SchoolHouse Rock used Rufus Xavier Sarsparilla to teach a lesson pronouns. Featuring an updated song, the third of four videos in a Language Arts playlist, uses a catchy hip-hop tune to teach about pronoun-antecedent...
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High Five: Media Literacy and Newspapers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Teach the five different types of media with the first of three in a media literacy unit. Learners create and propose a final newspaper project, which must address information covered throughout the unit. 
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High Five: Go to Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
High school scholars learn valuable information about how to run a newspaper in the third and final installment of a media literacy series. The unit scaffolds learners to success with background information before they plan for...
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Chief Executives Compared: The Federalist Papers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Delve into the responsibilities of the president by looking at President Hamilton's opinion of the presidential office in his own words. The second in a three-part series, the resource also offers an interesting compare-and-contrast...
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Eleven

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Turning 11 comes with a range of emotions. Explore those emotions by reading the short story "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros. Readers analyze the main character's reactions to the events of her day. Then, they write an essay describing what...
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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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Parts of Speech Adverbs: Building Blocks of Grammar

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between an adjective and an adverb? Encourages scholars to explore the answer to this question while building a foundation of the English language. The lesson comes complete with an attention grabber, notes, and a...
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Parts of Speech Verbs: Building Blocks of Grammar

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils begin with a brain teaser, take notes, and formatively check understanding with a Chinese proverb. In addition to parts of speech, the resource also includes information about parts of a sentence. Teachers may extend instruction...
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Parts of Speech Adjectives: Building Blocks of Grammar

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do you describe a jellyfish? Individuals write adjectives for Nomura's jellyfish, take notes, and check understanding with a formative assessment. Notes include the definition for adjectives, guiding questions to help writers...
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Parts of Speech Nouns: Building Blocks of Grammar

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An engaging PowerPoint presentation helps scholars learn the definition of a noun and provides examples of different types of nouns, such as person, place, abstract, and concrete nouns. Formative assessments within the resource check...
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Parts of Speech Pre-Test: The Building Blocks of Grammar

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your learners get a good grasp on grammar. An insightful pre-test allows teachers to learn about their young writers' knowledge of the building blocks of grammar, so they can begin building a unit of study. It includes a...
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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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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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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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How Many Verb Tenses Are There in English?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You don't need a time machine to travel through time—you just need the English language! Explore the 12 possible ways to describe something that happened, something that is still happening, or something that will happen with an engaging...
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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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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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Government Conflicts and Collaboration Research Project

For Teachers 7th Standards
What happens when communication is not just between two people, but within a much larger organization? Learners explore the interactions between groups, governments, and companies with a instructional activity that focuses on the...
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Amusement of the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take your class on the ride of their lives! Physical science scholars get an in-depth look at potential and kinetic energies in an amusement park-themed unit. Students research, design, and promote their own amusement parks, complete...
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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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Energy Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Water wheels were first used more than 2,000 years ago, yet now they are only a small part of the energy generation people have come to expect. The Michigan-based energy unit covers the common types of energy used, residential energy...
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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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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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Possessive Nouns and Possessive Adjectives; Questions with Whose

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Be as possessive as you like with a grammar slideshow on possessive nouns and adjectives. Whether it's your suitcase, my suitcase, or his suitcase, elementary learners decipher the ways that possessive nouns and adjectives can modify a...
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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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Parts of Speech Pronouns: Building Blocks of Grammar

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pronouns are the most helpful parts of speech! Model the ways that interrogative, indefinite, personal, and demonstrative pronouns can specify meaning and enhance writing with a hands-on activity.
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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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The Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Thanksgiving dinner is a time of savory sauces and delicious dinners. But where do all those ingredients come from? Teach middle schoolers about local agriculture with a lesson that focuses on the elements of a traditional Thanksgiving...
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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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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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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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Pan de los Muertos

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany instruction and the celebration of El Dia de los Muertos with a loaf of Pan de los Muertos. Here, scholars measure ingredients precisely to create tasty bread, write a remembrance for someone who has passed away, and take part...
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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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Hatchet

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany a novel study of Hatchet by Gary Paulson with a unit consisting of 16 lessons focused on physical and emotional survival. Reading the story along with a variety of informational texts, scholars compare and contrast reading...
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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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Final Draft of Literary Argument Essay

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take the last step in writing a literary argument essay using Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, in a instructional activity focused on feedback. Using the stars and steps revision method, pupils take into account teacher and...
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Subject and Object Pronouns

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Give pronoun instruction a boost with a presentation highlighting subject and object pronouns. The initial slides define subject and object pronouns. Then viewers watch how written sentences change when nouns are replaced with pronouns.  
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Subjects, Predicates, and Objects

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Improve sentence structure in your sixth graders' writing with a brief explanation of subjects, objects, and predicates. The last five practice slides prompt pupils to copy down the sentences, underline the subjects, circle the...
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Circuits and the Flow of Electricity Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
I think I lost an electron. Are you sure? Yes, I'm positive! Starting with a hands-on demonstration and problem solving activity, young scientists define vocabulary related to circuitry and currents. Then they build their own circuits...
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Novel Lesson for The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lois Lowry's The Giver is one of the most engaging and thought-provoking works of literature in the middle school curriculum. Round out your novel unit with a collection of reading activities, comprehension questions, memoir and journal...
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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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Subject and Object Pronouns: Challenges

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Enhance problem solving skills while refining grammar proficiency with a learning game focused on subject and object pronouns. With playing cards in hand, class members create a dialogue in which one presents a problem while the other...
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Pronoun Case and Perspective | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Get to know subject, object, and reflexive pronouns with an informative and appealing video that offers insight and guidance into writing grammatically correct sentences. Individuals are provided with the opportunity to check for...
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Types of Pronouns | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Get ready for an abundance of information with a video all about pronouns! Go beyond subject and object pronouns to study different types of pronouns—personal, demonstrative, indefinite, reflexive, interrogative, possessive, and relative...
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Pronouns and Antecedents | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Get an in-depth look into pronouns and antecedents with an informative video that offers definitions and examples. Also included is an interactive pop quiz, a review, and tips in order to steer clear from vague pronouns.
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Phrases and Clauses

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Clarify the different types of phrases and clauses that young writers can use to vary their sentence structure. A helpful slideshow presentation encourages your class to fix sentences by adding more interesting phrases and clauses,...
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Reading and Writing Skills Activities

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A straightforward and thorough packet of reading exercises would be a solid addition to any reading unit. With worksheets that address various writing and reading skills, including word roots, narrative writing, evaluating text, and...
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Adverb Clauses in Sentences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you'd like your class to write in varied sentence patterns, use a worksheet focused on adverb clauses to enhance their writing. After reading a short explanation and example of adverb clauses, young grammarians underline the part of...
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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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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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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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Possessive Adjectives Song–"My Heart and Your Heart"–Rockin' English

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Get ready to snap along with the cool jazz beat! In this music video, example sentences are featured using the possessive adjectives my, your, our, his, her, its, your, their, and my.
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Object Pronouns Song–"I Am Me, You Are You"–Rockin' English

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
With this upbeat music video, have fun, sing along, and enhance learner engagement and proficiency while supporting your grammar instruction. Young grammarians learn how subject and object pronouns are used in sentences through...
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Possessive Pronouns Song–"Mine and Yours"–Rockin' English

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Possessive pronouns have never sounded so good! Sing along and practice reading sentences using the possessive pronouns mine and yours with this rock n' roll music video.    
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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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Tenses Overview - Present, Past, Future, Simple, Continuous, Progressive, Perfect!

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Clarify the difference between different verb tenses with a short, informative language arts video. The instructor guides learners through past, present, and future simple tenses; as well as the perfect, progressive, and perfect...
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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.