Common Core State Standards

Knowledge of Language

11 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Sentence Checkers Poster and Checklist

    An educational poster and checklist pages highlighting important items to double check when writing sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: K - 2
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    Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences Flashcards

    Use this set of 16 colorful flashcards to introduce students to the attributes that make up simple, compound and complex sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 17 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Experimenting with Poetry Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6

    This English unit addresses the common elements of poetry and explores how these may be applied to shape poems, limericks, odes and simple ballads.

    Teach Starter Publishing 184 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Assessment - Experimenting with Poetry

    An assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of the elements of poetry by writing an ode and a ballad.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Narrative Poetry - Simple Ballads

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will plan and write a simple ballad.

    Teach Starter Publishing 22 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Descriptive Poetry - Odes

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will plan and write an ode.

    Teach Starter Publishing 22 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Humorous Poetry - Limericks

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will plan and write a limerick.

    Teach Starter Publishing 22 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Concrete Poetry - Shape Poems

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will plan and write a shape poem.

    Teach Starter Publishing 22 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Forms of Poetry

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore some well-known and commonly used forms of fixed verse.

    Teach Starter Publishing 102 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6

    This English unit addresses the genre of opinion writing; specifically, how to write an effective opinion piece.

    Teach Starter Publishing 380 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Using Persuasive Devices

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore persuasive devices.

    Teach Starter Publishing 86 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins