Grammar and Mechanics Lesson Plans

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Caterpillar Cut-Out Sentences
Caterpillar Cut-Out Sentences
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Caterpillar Cut-Out Sentences
Help your students go through a writing skill metamorphosis with this teacher-approved lesson plan. By searching for words to create statements, questions, and exclamations, students will improve their own language skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Exploring Fictional Text
Exploring Fictional Text
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Exploring Fictional Text
This lesson will provide your EL students with support as they explore the elements of fictional text and learn about verbs in the present participle tense. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Explaining Illustrations with Declarative Sentences
Explaining Illustrations with Declarative Sentences
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Explaining Illustrations with Declarative Sentences
In this lesson, students will examine illustrations and write about them using declarative sentences. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Connecting Text and Illustrations.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Adjectives in Informational Texts
Adjectives in Informational Texts
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Adjectives in Informational Texts
Describe the facts! This lesson teaches your ELs to identify adjectives and their important role as key details in informational texts. Use it as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Summarizing Nonfiction Texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Hunting for Contractions
Hunting for Contractions
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Hunting for Contractions
Some people hunt animals, while some hunt for treasure. We are going on a contraction hunt! Use this lesson to teach your students to find words in context that can form contractions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Verbs that Show Character Action
Verbs that Show Character Action
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Verbs that Show Character Action
Use this lesson to teach your students how to identify character actions with verbs. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Look for the Clues* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Construct and Deconstruct Contractions
Construct and Deconstruct Contractions
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Construct and Deconstruct Contractions
There is great wonder in building things and taking them apart. Use this grammar lesson with your students to teach them how to construct and deconstruct contractions while correctly using an apostrophe.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Action Verb Synonyms
Action Verb Synonyms
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Action Verb Synonyms
Using the same action verbs all the time can get old. Help your students spice up their writing by teaching them to identify and use action verbs. Your young writers will explore synonyms to improve their repertoire of action verbs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
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Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
In this interactive lesson, students play a mingle game with their classmates to match the infinitive and past tense forms of irregular verbs. Students need exposure to irregular verbs in order to memorize them and this lesson makes it fun!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Article and Adverb Attachments
Article and Adverb Attachments
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Article and Adverb Attachments
Help your students attach meaning between nouns, verbs, and corresponding modifiers! In this interactive lesson, students will be an active part of a noun and verb brainstorm before they use articles and adverbs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Back in the Day
Back in the Day
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Back in the Day
Let’s share about ourselves! Students learn about past-tense verbs by writing a story about their past.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Compare with Adjectives
Compare with Adjectives
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Compare with Adjectives
Which traits do your students share with their favorite characters? Find out as you introduce new adjectives! This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan All About Me: Character Traits.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Supporting Opinions with Style
Supporting Opinions with Style
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Supporting Opinions with Style
Your students’ organization and prewriting skills will shine as they introduce their topic, state an opinion, and list three supporting reasons.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Making a Verb Verdict
Making a Verb Verdict
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Making a Verb Verdict
It’s time to make some verb verdicts! In this lesson, your students will decide if present tense verbs have been correctly changed to reflect the past tense. A focal point of this lesson is the use of irregular verbs. The jury is out!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing Primary Sources with Past Tense Verbs
Analyzing Primary Sources with Past Tense Verbs
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Analyzing Primary Sources with Past Tense Verbs
Students will analyze census data from Sojourner Truth and Walt Disney using past tense verbs and sentence frames. It can be used on its own or as support to the lesson Researching the Past Using Primary Sources.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Linking the Logic
Linking the Logic
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Linking the Logic
Are your students’ persuasive essays seamless and connected? In this persuasive writing lesson, students will learn how to write for a specific audience, linking opinions with reasons. Transition words are the missing links!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Double It!: A Lesson on Suffixes and Changing Verb Tense
Double It!: A Lesson on Suffixes and Changing Verb Tense
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Double It!: A Lesson on Suffixes and Changing Verb Tense
This lesson won’t be double trouble! Your students will learn how to correctly double consonants to form past tense verbs. Students will be able to read and write verbs that do and don’t have double consonants.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Verbs that Do Their Own Thing
Verbs that Do Their Own Thing
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Verbs that Do Their Own Thing
Some verbs follow rules when converted to different tenses, and some verbs do their own thing. This lesson has students not only converting irregular verbs but also applying this skill by using their new words in a story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Possession Obsession
Possession Obsession
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Possession Obsession
After learning this super easy rule for using possessive apostrophes, students will gracefully dance their way through any expression of possession. This lesson covers plural and singular nouns.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Noun Safari
Noun Safari
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Noun Safari
Are you ready for a classroom adventure? This quick and easy safari simulation will get students excited about refreshing their grammar knowledge. They'll be able to walk around, explore, and show off their ability to identify nouns.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Grammar and Action Verb Charades
Grammar and Action Verb Charades
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Grammar and Action Verb Charades
In this engaging grammar lesson, your students will use various visualization techniques, including charades, to support their understanding of action verbs.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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