A sorting activity to help students identify the author’s purpose for a piece of text.
A comprehension task to use when learning about Mae Jemison.
An article and comprehension task that celebrates Black American inventors.
A comprehension task paired with a text about Inauguration Day.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a poem about a thinker.
A reading passage about cultural diffusion paired with a comprehension worksheet.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a biographical text about four humans who have achieved great things.
A comprehension worksheet paired with an informational text about the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
A comprehension activity paired with a biography on Malala Yousafzai.
A sorting activity for low and high modality words.
A worksheet to help teach students the author’s craft of using personal pronouns in persuasive text.
A worksheet to help teach students the author's craft of using modality words to persuade the reader.
A set of 3 worksheets to use when teaching your students about persuasive devices.
A comprehension activity about the use of smartphones for educational purposes.
A reading passage paired with a comprehension activity about bees.
A comprehension worksheet for a persuasive magazine advertisement.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 6 magazine.
A comprehension activity relating to technologies and codes.
A comprehension activity using poetry.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the difference between a literary historical recount and a factual historical recount.
This English unit has been designed to introduce the historical recount text type to older students; specifically, the purpose, structure and language features of factual historical recounts.