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84,100 resources with the keyterm english language arts

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Reading Comprehension 2: Level 12

For Students 9th - 12th
Ever heard of CTE? A passage about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) provides the text for a reading comprehension check. The subject matter is sure to engage your readers and the questions, based on the passage, assess whether high...
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All Around Town

For Teachers 2nd
Here is a well-developed series of lessons designed for second graders which will lead them to a greater understanding of what makes up a community. Here are some of the essential questions addressed in the activity: Who helps you in...
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Reference Packet: Pronouns

For Students 5th - 7th
Pronouns, pronouns, pronouns! Review all of the different types of pronouns, and complete several practice opportunities. Read through the information with your class before sending them off to work on the packet independently. 
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Peer Editing for Expository Essay

For Students 8th - 11th
You're class just finished writing an expository essay! Instead of having them do a self-edit, pair them up and give each person this guide. This is not your average peer editing checklist; it is a list of 35 things to look for in your...
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Important Arkansas People

For Teachers K
Famous people in the history of Arkansas are the focus of a history lesson for kindergartners. Pupils identify important Arkansas citizens, such as President Bill Clinton. They create an illustrated poem that features some of the...
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Sports Safety Role Play

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars role-play sports situations and determine the actions needed to stay safe from injuries. They define the term sports safety, develop short skits about situations involving sports safety, and work together in cooperative...
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Equipment Ad

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners create a one-minute advertisement for a piece of sports safety equipment. They define the terms ad, advertisement, and commercial and demonstrate creative-thinking and creative-writing skills.
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Circle the Simile

For Students 5th - 7th
Figurative language is a welcome addition to creative writing. Clearly describe similes with this activity. For each of 10 example sentences, learners have to identify what is being compared. An answer key is provided with this great...
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An Autograph Book from Yesteryear

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore a school autograph book from the 1880s and create a contemporary version of it. They imitate the style of the autograph book entries as they write thoughtful text and rhymes.
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President for a Day

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners imagine they are president of the United States for one day! students study general information about the duties of the president of the United States. They create a schedule for one day as president.
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Singular and Plural

For Students 2nd - 3rd
I really like this worksheet which teaches about singular and plural words. In just one page, it goes over all of the important rules used when making singular words into plural words. At the end, learners must write down 20 things they...
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Research Paper: Editing Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Use this detailed and thorough editing checklist for your juniors and seniors to peer edit research papers. It is directed specifically at biographical studies they conducted about authors, but you could easily adapt it for other writing...
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The Colosseum of Rome-- Cursive Practice

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this cursive worksheet, students practice advanced letter connections by copying a paragraph about the Colosseum of Rome. There is an actual photograph included on the page.
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Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Henry David Thoreau and Linda Ronstadt? Ann Tyler and Pete Townshend? Joyce Carol Oates and Pearl Jam? This richly detailed plan pairs classic literature with contemporary music and asks learners to analyze how the theme of conformity is...
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Understanding Points of View

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Investigate the importance of author's point of view. Young linguists study primary source documents related to the Treaty of Casco Bay. The first source is authored by the Native American Chiefs, the second by an English...
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Latin Roots: dict, vent, duct (Advanced)

For Students 11th - 12th
Such a comprehensive way to learn vocabulary! Complete the puzzle, read the vocabulary in context, and get a thorough definition for each vocabulary word. This resource focuses on words containing three Latin roots: dict, vent, and duct. 
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Shakespearean Comedy on Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This lesson will focus on the aspects of Shakespeare's comedy that become more evident in performance. By viewing clips of the same Shakespeare scene in different film versions, high schoolers have the opportunity to engage in a close...
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Genre Focus: Poetry Analysis Chart

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Delve into poetry analysis with this two-page worksheet. The first page asks the reader to identify the title, speaker, rhythm, imagery, and any figures of speech. The second page is a little deeper: What is the mood? What kind of poem...
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class explore the effects of war by reading Eleanor Coerr's story, "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." This is a story about a sixth grader who lives in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb is dropped. Learners answer questions,...
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Knights of the Round Table adapted by Gwen Ross

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including...
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Matthew Henson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss the work of Matthew Henson, an African American who traveled to the North Pole with Robert Peary. After reading the story "Matthew Henson" by Maryann N. Weidt, learners answer questions by drawing inferences and conclusions,...
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Poetry Shopping Spree

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars demonstrate the ability to evaluate authors' use of literary elements such as metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. They are provided with a checklist and must shop for poems that contain the poetry terms...
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Back to School: Style Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to...
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Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Identify the unique personal attributes of your class members. Begin by viewing the Visual Thesaurus and discussing displayed attributes associated with famous American leaders. Using these identity maps as models, pupils generate nouns...