Do you want your students to have confident, informative discussions? Build student discourse and writing confidence with these comparison sentence frames! Students will use sentence and paragraph frames to practice comparing two nouns of their choice.
Students are often taught that written pieces should be long and detailed, but this isn't the case when it comes to summaries. This lesson gives students the chance to practice keeping summaries concise in a fun and engaging way.
Mix-ups of "there," "they're," and "their" happen way too often. There is no better time than now to help your students get their homophones down. They're sure to have fun with this interactive English lesson!
Every great reader and writer knows that syntax matters. During this lesson, students will use the close reading strategy to focus on word choice, and use their understanding of syntax to develop theories about patterns in the text.
How can you *see* what your students are thinking while they read? Try reading response letters in your class. Students will practice formatting letters and learn to discuss their thinking about literature in writing.
Support discussions about main ideas and summarization with these helpful language frames. This worksheet will help your students organize their thoughts and information from a nonfiction paragraph or text.
This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.
Encourage your students to get creative by having them create self-portraits and write down adjectives that describe them. The artistic element of this writing lesson makes learning about adjectives fun.