Using "Fun With Dick and Jane," this brief excerpt shows the use of repetitive sentence structure. This resource can be used in many grade levels to introduce or reinforce the importance of sentence variety in a written piece.
This lesson plan features the outline for an eight day high school unit on "Of Mice and Men" that includes eight ancillary texts, full plans for days four, five, and eight of the unit, a rubric to grade the Culminating Performance Task (CPT), and
This lesson plan includes a full plan for 90 minutes of instruction that teaches transitions and transitional devices, then connects to Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird." Finally, a comparison of the quoting, summarizing, and paraphrasing skills
This handout connects the skills of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing with Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," but can be adapted to just about any text!
It is adapted from Purdue OWL's website found here:
I created these practice tests for a group of college-level ESL students I was tutoring. It contains multiple response, matching, and completion exercises to cover a total of thirty vocabulary words while also challenging reading skills and