This worksheet gives the students an opportunity to learn what connotation and denotation are as well as have a little fun with their teacher. After this lesson, you know who your friends are!
The worksheet begins with the definitions of
Instead of just handing out a bunch of capitalization rules to kids, why not have them work together to match the rules with examples using their prior knowledge, hands, and a glue stick.
In this game, students are put in groups of three to five and
This is an activating worksheet to get the students learning and talking about different types of conflicts their characters may face in novels, short stories, plays, etc.
Definitions of external conflict, internal conflict, and central conflict are
This is a compilation of 24 strategies that I have found to work excellently for kids taking the state reading test. They are broken down into "Before Test, Before Reading, During Reading, Answering Questions, and After Completing Test"
Kids will learn and enjoy this comprehensive lesson on euphemisms.
Starting with the dictionary definition, the class will discuss what a euphemism is and fill out a vocabulary graphic organizer to help them understand the word on their terms. The
Will they ever learn to use "their, there, and they're" correctly?
This collection starts off with a handout that explains each "there, their and they're". For each word there is a definition, helpful hints, and a replacement test strategy. Ending
This is a list of 18 common grammar mistakes that my seventh and eighth students make.
They are given this "punch list" to look over before handing in a paragraph or essay. Any rule they break, they have to write 25 times. Sounds mean, but it makes
This product includes the following:
Problem Solving Group Packet
Problems/Obstacles to be cut into strips
It has been my experience that students are not equipped with the tools to solve problems that they face throughout the school
English Language Arts, Life Skills, For All Subject Areas
Are your students writing mysteries?
Get them started with these must have vocab words for the mystery genre.
This worksheet contains 10 words to unscramble along with their definitions.
Some words included are sleuth, motive, alibi, and red
Based on the 6 traits, this collaborative lesson allows students to examine a variety of essays written by their peers, discuss the strengths and weaknesses, and return the paper with a thorough yet simple overview of what the student writer needs
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing