Big, bigger, biggest? Teach your students about comparative and superlative adjectives as they make comparisons. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Nonfiction Comprehension: Compare and Contrast* lesson.
In this fun mystery bag lesson, students will practice using their five senses to describe objects to their peers. This can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support for the Spring Senses Poem lesson plan.
This lesson will help students understand multiple-meaning words through the use of artistic and theatrical representation! Use as a stand-alone activity or a support lesson for Let's Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts!
Use this lesson to help your ELs learn key vocabulary terms that they will see in future lessons about the American Revolution. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson A Living Timeline: The American Revolution.
In this lesson, students will improve their skills in using context clues to determine the meaning of difficult words. Use it as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Journey on the Underground Railroad.
In this fun bee-inspired lesson plan, students will be able to practice using sensory language when writing their very own poems. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the lesson plan **Snap, Crackle, Pop Poetry**
Help your ELs look deeply at cause and effect at the sentence level. Using skits to reinforce comprehension, this lesson can be used as a support lesson for Learning About Cause and Effect! or a stand alone activity.
In this hilarious lesson plan filled with homophones, students will get to practice identifying and using multiple meaning words. This can be used on its own or as a pre-lesson for the Multiple Meaning Motivation lesson plan.
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
This lesson will help students explore using a dictionary to figure out tricky words with suffixes. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
Your ELs will use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. They will also practice using introductory phrases to discuss their inferences. It can be a stand-alone lesson or support for the lesson Dive Into Context Clues.
Use this lesson to reinforce using sentence level context clues to decode challenging words in a nonfiction text. This can be used as a stand alone activity or a support the Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings lesson.
Encourage students to explain their processes when converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction, and back again. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers.
Increase student comprehension by teaching your students strategies to figure out the meaning of unknown words. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson for the Be a Nonfiction Detective lesson.