This worksheet allows students to visualize the use of symbols in a novel or other piece of writing.
The top half of the "iceberg" can be used for students to list words, phrases, images, or symbols used in the book or story (example: fire). The
This graphic organizer defines and gives examples of idiom, acronym, euphemism, and metonym. Students are prompted to think of their own examples of each figure of speech. This can be used for speakers of all languages, especially with the use of
This document contains instructions for two different current even research projects. Students will need internet access or access to hard-copy newspapers and magazines.
The Time Capsule Activity prompts students to think about how current events
With this interactive activity, students can practice their organizational skills in relation to writing. Just cut the sentences provided into strips. Students can work individually or in groups to sort and arrange the information into an organized
These three sheets can be printed as posters or used in student writing binders/folders/notebooks. Includes grammar and punctuation tips, testing vocabulary, revision strategies, commonly misspelled words, transition words, etc.