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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3b, Unit 3: Bringing the Journey to Life

For Teachers 8th Standards
The final unit in the 3B Module asks eight graders to plan a film, with a sound track, about The Little Rock Nine using Carlotta Walls La Nier's memoir A Mighty Long Way, as a jumping off point. The eight lessons in the collection...
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Opinion Writing Prompts from ABCmouse (English and Spanish)

For Teachers K - 2nd
Available in Spanish and English, these opinion writing prompts are perfect for writing centers, homework assignments, student writing portfolios, and more. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands of...
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Informational Writing Prompts from ABCmouse (English and Spanish)

For Teachers K - 2nd
Available in Spanish and English, these prompts are perfect for writing centers, homework assignments, student writing portfolios, and more. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
You can't read Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory without craving the rich treats described in Dahl's vivid prose. Young writers try their hands at sensory language with a lesson plan that prompts them to write about their...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory unit is a golden ticket for teachers looking for nicely written plans. Elementary and middle schoolers draw their impressions of characters, design and market their own candy creations, and use...
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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...
1 In 1 Collection
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Phonics Teachers Resource Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
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What's in the Bag?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Scholars prove their knowledge of adjectives with a lesson that challenges them to examine objects and list their attributes according to the five senses. Small groups pass around several bags that hide a mystery object while they list...
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Whose Is It?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Possessive adjectives are the focus of a lesson designed for first through third-grade learners. A discussion and quick practice open the lesson. An interactive worksheet guides scholars through the learning process via fill-in-the-blank...
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First Day of School

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
On the first day of school, get to know your class members, and encourage friendship with a poetry lesson that uses adjectives. Scholars brainstorm personality traits, draft an "I Am" poem composed of words that describe them, then share...
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Sensory Language in Owl Moon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars share a favorite memory then take part in a read-aloud of the story, Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. Learners discuss thoughts and experiences the main characters found memorable. Pupils rummage through copies of the book to locate...
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Acrostic Poetry

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
An acrostic poem is the focus of a lesson designed to encourage scholars to express themselves through poetry. Using their name, young writers brainstorm adjectives that best describe them then share their work with their peers to better...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
Just read between the lines. Scholars analyze the use of rhetorical devices in a letter written by Martin Luther King Jr. by first having a discussion with guided questioning. They then complete a rhetorical impact tracking tool before...
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Evoking the Senses in a Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Budding poets choose a topic for a sensory-filled poem. Authors describe that topic using detailed language based on the five senses. Then, switch the senses to create a fanciful poem intended to add a touch of fun to the objective. 
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How to Write an Apology Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put a silly spin on making amends with an apology poem. Budding poets think of a time they were made to apologize although they didn't mean it. They then turn their experience into a poem that offers details and ends with an explanation...
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Creativity Exercise - Describe the Sky

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Scholars stretch their writing muscles with an exercise that asks them to describe the sky using similes and metaphors. 
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Simile and Metaphor Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Similes and metaphors are the focus of a poetry lesson complete with two exercises. Scholars read poetry excerpts, underline comparative phrases, then identify whether it contains a simile or metaphor. They then write five similes and...
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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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Lesson 4: Instruct On Prosody; Explore Words and Phrases In Sparklers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Introduce the importance of prosody with a lesson that spotlights the free-verse poem "Sparklers" by Mark Vinz. Poetry enthusiasts begin with a discussion about using feeling and expression. They then take part in a vocal exercise that...
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Intended Occupants

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a lesson you can really build on! Middle schoolers describe the occupants of an imaginary house during a character-building lesson. They create a cast of characters who share living space and provide details about their attitudes,...
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Literacy and Landscapes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As the saying goes, art often imitates life ... and literature! A series of activities designed to accompany a visit to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art encourage writers to find inspiration in various landscapes. The lesson includes a...
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Zach’s Lie: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Close your eyes and picture a time where you decided to tell the truth to someone. What were you wearing? How did you feel? Such prompts begin a guided imagery activity for Zach's Lie. Directions for creating an environment conducive to...
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Words by Heart: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sad, depressed, miserable, inconsolable, forlorn: so many synonyms have a lot of variety with their connotations. Through the guided imagery activity, writers explore the use of connotation and its influence on imagery and description by...
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Personal Narratives That Pop!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Crash! Bang! Pop! Every good narrative begins with an attention-getting hook. Through a narrative unit, pupils learn to show, not tell, combine sentences, organize their ideas, and eventually publish their own personal narratives. The...