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How Many Homographs?
How Many Homographs?
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How Many Homographs?
In this homograph lesson, your students will play a fun game of "homograph memory" in which they will have to identify multiple meanings of several common homographs.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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A Script with Adverbs
A Script with Adverbs
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A Script with Adverbs
Describe what's happening in the script! Use this lesson to help your ELs describe events in a drama. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson Summer Drama.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Homograph Books
Homograph Books
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Homograph Books
Students will make a book of homographs using pictures as definitions in order to have a visual connection of the multiple meanings one word can have.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Explanations for Expressions
Explanations for Expressions
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Explanations for Expressions
Do your students need instruction in how to find and determine the meaning of figurative language? In this lesson, students will explore the exaggerations found in hyperbole and elements of idioms.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Question or Exclamation?
Question or Exclamation?
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Question or Exclamation?
Let's use exclamation points! Help your students become more expressive, efficient readers and writers by teaching them about this special punctuation mark.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sort Through Pronouns
Sort Through Pronouns
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Sort Through Pronouns
Life without pronouns would be repetitive and confusing! Use this lesson with your students to teach them the difference between subject and object pronouns, and when it is appropriate to use each in a sentence.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Imaginative Interjections
Imaginative Interjections
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Imaginative Interjections
Imagine what that interjection might be! As students learn about the purpose and use of interjections, they will use their imaginations to match interjections with a variety of emotions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Grab & Go Sentences!
Grab & Go Sentences!
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Grab & Go Sentences!
It’s time to make some sentences! In this lesson, students will review parts of speech and simple vs. complex sentences. They will then use their knowledge to create word grab bags to use when forming sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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St. Patrick's Day Blarney
St. Patrick's Day Blarney
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St. Patrick's Day Blarney
In this Saint Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will complete a 5-strategy comprehension exercise using "The Legend of the Blarney Stone."
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sentence Combining: Subjects and Verbs
Sentence Combining: Subjects and Verbs
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Sentence Combining: Subjects and Verbs
Help your students recognize when they are writing simple, boring sentences. This lesson will teach them to combine similar elements and improve the flow of sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Action Verbs Review
Action Verbs Review
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Action Verbs Review
Can your students differentiate between action verbs and stative verbs? Use this lesson to review verb basics so that students can identify action verbs in a text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Add a Prefix!
Add a Prefix!
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Add a Prefix!
Help your kids learn about prefixes with these hands-on activities. Young learners will have fun acting out different words and practicing their writing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Correctly Use Adverbs
Correctly Use Adverbs
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Correctly Use Adverbs
You are on your way to the top as a writer if you can correctly use adverbs in sentences! Adverbs add description and information to a sentence. Use this lesson to teach your students how to use adverbs in sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Figuring Out Figurative Language!
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Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Teaching figurative language is as easy as pie with this lesson. Give students a chance to explore different kinds of figurative language as they develop their own comic strip.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Prove It!
Prove It!
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Prove It!
Let’s compare! Help kids learn about comparative and superlative adjectives through this hands-on lesson. Students will use real-world items and drawings to compare objects using a variety of adjectives.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Show Me: Nouns and Verbs
Show Me: Nouns and Verbs
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Show Me: Nouns and Verbs
Ready to cut out some snippets of grammar fun? This quirky writing lesson serves as both a neat arts and crafts project and a great review of nouns and verbs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Good, Better, Best
Good, Better, Best
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Good, Better, Best
Most comparatives and superlatives are pretty intuitive, but the exceptions can be tricky. This lesson will have your students practicing the most common and misused comparatives and superlatives.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Idiom Card Swap
Idiom Card Swap
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Idiom Card Swap
Idioms are not always a piece of cake! Use this fun activity to teach your students the difference between the literal and figurative meanings of common idioms.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Frederick Douglass's Words
Frederick Douglass's Words
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Frederick Douglass's Words
Use this lesson to teach your students about Frederick Douglass and the impact that words had on his life. First, they will read a picture book that shares facts and beautiful illustrations to teach about his life. Then, they'll complete a graphic organizer with peers to record important details and events in his life. Students will then demonstrate understanding by creating a poster with images and key words that stand out when they think about Frederick Douglass.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Action Verb Charades
Action Verb Charades
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Action Verb Charades
In this hands-on reading lesson, students learn about active verbs by acting them out in a fun game of charades. Your kids will love guessing their peers' actions and discovering new verbs.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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High-Five Homophones
High-Five Homophones
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High-Five Homophones
In this homophone lesson, your students will have fun getting out of their seats to play a "mingle" game before they practice using homophones in sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Picturing Possessives
Picturing Possessives
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Picturing Possessives
With this lesson based on your students’ real-life observations, they will learn the context of singular possessives and how to create them using the written form!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Similes That Describe ME!
Similes That Describe ME!
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Similes That Describe ME!
Every student is unique. This lesson emphasizes that uniqueness by having young learners use similes to share some of the traits that make them special. It features Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood and a fantastic storyboard exercise.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Who Said It?
Who Said It?
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Who Said It?
Students will have a blast creating their own cartoons and comics. This lesson provides an engaging method to help students demonstrate the use of quotation marks when writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
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Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
Show students how knowledge of prefixes can help them determine word meaning. This lesson reviews the prefixes dia- and per- and gives students opportunities to think about how a word’s meaning is related to the prefix.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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