Capture the tip of the iceberg! Use this lesson plan to teach your students to summarize nonfiction texts by noting the “tip of the iceberg,” also known as the main idea. Students will identify and sequence them.
Review synonyms and antonyms by creating oxymora! An oxymoron is a fun way to integrate figurative language in students’ writing. This lesson will ask students to use antonyms to create their own oxymora.
Making inferences from texts about the Plains States, your students will learn how to read with a purpose! In this lesson, your students will practice important skills while developing knowledge of various states.
Help your students get the hang of homophones with this vibrant language lesson. Your little learners will have a blast watching interesting videos and showcasing their knowledge by completing worksheets.
In this lesson, you will read the heartwarming story of Bun Bun Button by Patricia Polacco to your class. Students will then use their own reading skills to describe the two main characters in the story.
In this lesson, students will learn about the history of their town while improving their writing and research skills. No matter how big or small the town, there’s always something fun to uncover in this assignment!
Easter is a special holiday for many families, and kids enjoy traditions such as decorating their Easter eggs. Teach your students to use strong descriptive language in their creative writing with this holiday lesson plan!
Your students will turn into crazy Halloween sentence making machines with this fun lesson on constructing complete sentences. Students will practice making and mixing subjects and predicates - and the results will have you all ROTFL.
In this lesson, your students will use guiding questions as a way to organize their thoughts about non-fiction reading. They will also gain an understanding of some of the factors that led to the colonization of the Middle Atlantic States.
Whether students are revising handwritten drafts or work that has been composed on the computer, this lesson will help your writers understand some basic strategies and copyediting symbols for polishing their writing.
Help your students learn how opinions are formed with this engaging lesson on likes, dislikes, and what they have to do with perspective. They'll love making connections between their personal opinions and those of book characters.
Equip your students to stop run-on sentences with punctuation and capitalization! In this lesson, your students will explore copyediting symbols for capitalization and punctuation and use these symbols as they edit writing.
Can your students associate similar adjectives and nouns using the roots and suffixes? In this lesson, students will learn how to associate nouns with adjectives. Along the way, they will use the roots and affixes to determine the meaning.
This fun lesson gets students moving around the classroom as they look for words that begin with the letter A. Students will get to practice spelling new words as they record all the "A" things they find.
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand details in a sentence by identifying conditional phrases. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson Comparing Primary and Secondary Sources.