Play this figurative language game with a group to practice recognizing and inventing metaphors, similes, and personification.
Explore five global Valentine’s Day traditions with this informational text and comprehension questions activity.
A flip book template to use around Valentine's Day.
Turn this set of 18 conversation heart templates into a variety of teaching resources leading up to Valentine's Day.
Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.
Identify and write vocabulary words relating to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in our MLK crossword puzzle.
Reflect on the concepts explored near Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with these 15 sentence starter cards.
Build dictionary and vocabulary skills by identifying the meanings of words related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights.
Challenge students to think about the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. with this set of 13 writing task cards.
Practice inferring how a character would ring in the new year with this 7-activity booklet.
Celebrate the coming of a new year by creating this flipbook with your students.
Use this PowerPoint template for students to author a researched-based biography on a historical figure.
Read a short article, answer 10 comprehension questions, and use the gathered knowledge to write a central idea sentence about the text.
Summarize fictional text through this whole-class station activity.
Identify elements of an argumentative essay and write original claim sentences to support individual reasoning.
Identify literary genres through a set of 12 task cards with short text passages and multiple-choice questions.
Identify the prepositional phrase within a sentence with this set of 16 task cards.
Identify and create alliteration patterns in texts.
Outline and determine the theme of a text with this 1-page graphic organizer worksheet.
Use context clues to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word.
Identify and explain the theme in 3 short story paragraphs provided in this worksheet.
Review 10 writing examples and identify the type of text connection demonstrated in each: text-to-text, text-to-self, or text-to-world.
A fun, hands-on Halloween activity using a die and a chart to create a haunted house to include in a narrative text.
A fun, hands-on Halloween activity using a die and a chart to create a narrative text.
Familiarize students with finding the 5 elements of plot in a literary text.
A series of car classifieds worksheets to use when teaching your students how to to make inferences when reading.
Practice identifying the different literary genres and their matching definitions with this set of 16 flash cards.
A worksheet that explores the connections between setting and plot.
Using the companion text “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry, students will diagram the narrative structure of the story on the included plot elements worksheet.
Teach your students the basics of what makes a good argumentative essay through this downloadable PowerPoint presentation.
In this figurative language matching game, students will pair 24 phrase cards with their corresponding literary device.
A worksheet to practice identifying prepositional phrases.