Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.
Review our profile on the first Black woman astronaut and answer questions to reinforce understanding.
Reflect on the concepts explored near Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with these 15 sentence starter cards.
A fun activity to use when learning about parts of speech.
A 24 slide teaching presentation to use when introducing prefixes and suffixes.
A set of posters to use when teaching prefixes and suffixes.
A scaffolded writing task for students to complete when learning about the informative text type.
Build dictionary and vocabulary skills by identifying the meanings of words related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights.
Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.
A chart to practice using the SWBST strategy to write a summary for a fictional piece of text.
A getting to know you activity to do at the beginning of a new school year.
A set of templates for students to write their own comics.
A comprehension task to use when learning about Yuna Kim.
A template for students to use when planning a narrative text.
A research template for students to use when writing an informative text.
Use this multipurpose timeline template for a variety of assignments, projects, and more!
Read a short article, answer 10 comprehension questions, and use the gathered knowledge to write a central idea sentence about the text.
Identify and write vocabulary words relating to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in our MLK crossword puzzle.
Word cards for constructing complex sentences.
A 14-slide editable PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of summarizing.
A set of posters explaining the different roles for group work.
A writing grid with 20 writing prompts.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a poem about a thinker.
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 task paired with a text about oppressive governments in history.
A comprehension activity paired with a biography on Malala Yousafzai.
An article and comprehension task that celebrates Black American inventors.
A 33-slide, editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching your students about informative writing.
A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.
A worksheet to reinforce student knowledge of persuasive devices.
A 42 slide editable PowerPoint template containing editing passages with answers.
Use this resource to track the progress of students during guided writing groups.