Introduction/practice to Note taking. Students are given the definition of Summary, paraphrase and quoting. There is a short paragraph students are asked to read and then they are asked to summarize, paraphrase and take a quote from the paragraph.
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text
This is a handout introducing the key elements found in a story: Plot (parts of plot) Setting, Theme, Characters, Conflict and Resolution. A Story Map is included and can be used along with a story the teacher already has.
Students are introduced to Relative Pronouns and Relative Adverbs and then given a series of fill in the blank sentences where they provide the correct relative pronoun or relative adverb. If the teacher wants to go into the concept of prepositions
Intro into the auxiliary verbs Can, May, and Must. A definition is given for each word, followed by 15 Complete the Sentence exercises.
Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
This is a handout introducing progressive tense verbs. On page 1 students are introduced to the progressive verbs and using a chart can conjugate the verbs into the Past, Present and Future Tense as a class or individually. On Page 2, students are
This is a graphic organizer that can be used for writing a 5 paragraph essay or a research paper. The last 2 pages offer an organizer for the sources used for research and details on how the References page or Bibliography page should be organized.
This resource introduces prepositions and there is a worksheet that teachers can use for in class instruction or for homework.
This resource correlates with CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.1.E
Form and use prepositional phrases.
This is a handout introducing author's Point of View. Students are introduced to First, Second and Third person point of view. Students are then instructed to answer questions determining the point of view in each sentence.
This is a handout that introduces students to the concept of inferring information in text. Students are given the definition, and then asked to read a passage. Questions follow regarding information that students can find stated in the text and