Category Archives : LANGUAGE ARTS LESSONS


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “FREE Sample from First Day Jitters ~ Back To School Activity Unit”

by Irene Hines
Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

This is a FREE sample from my best selling unit.

First Day Jitters ~ Back To School Activity Unit For The First Month Of School

The entire unit, for sale in my store, has 175 pages of games, activities and printables that correlate with the book “First Day Jitters.”

You can see it here:

First Day Jitters ~ Back To School Activity Unit For The First Month Of School

This resource and activity unit includes:

~Class Discussion Questions and Ideas

~Vocabulary Words, Definition List And Printables

~Applying vocabulary knowledge into original sentence and story writing

~2 Math Color By The Code Printable Addition Puzzles

~Printable Character Webs

~Reading Comprehension Printables

~Writing Activities and Journal Prompts

~Drawing Activities

~2 Double Match Games

~ABC Order Activity Cards. Print on card stock, laminate, and it makes a terrific learning center.

~Vocabulary Match Game

~ABC Order printable

~Variety of Venn Diagrams with and without lines

~Printable Story Maps

~Word search

~Making Connections Anchor Charts and Printables

~Variety of foldables and graphic organizers to study story structure and vocabulary

~Foldable Line Inserts If You Want Lines Inside Your Foldable Activities!

~Many of the printables can be used for extra practice, independent activities, morning work, informal assessments or with literacy groups.

~Teacher Answer Keys Included in the 175 pages.

~ I have many other autumn units available in my store! Here are the direct links:

Autumn Addition ~ Math Printables Color By The Code Puzzles To Practice Basic Addition Facts

Johnny Appleseed: An Apple Thematic Unit

Halloween Happenings

October Writing Prompts

October Writing Calendar

November Writing Prompts

November Writing Calendar

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Irene

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Romeo and Juliet Unit – No prep required

Description

ROMEO AND JULIET UNIT

This bundled unit has been designed to make life easier for the Language Arts teacher. It contains a teacher guide with detailed lessons, a student guide with all of the notes required by students, an answer key for students’ work, and three evaluations (answer keys and evaluation rubrics included). All you need to do is print and begin teaching.

This purchase includes:

❒A comprehensive Teacher guide with 15 detailed lessons (7 pages)

❒A student guide with guiding questions and activities (focus on characterization, themes, figurative language, irony, etc…) -10 pages

❒A Scavenger Hunt activity to introduce students to Shakespeare and his times (includes eight colorful cards and a PowerPoint with answers.)

❒A detailed answer key for students’ work (10 pages)

❒A quiz on Acts 1 and 2 – answer key included

❒Oral presentation on Irony – evaluation rubric included

❒Culminating Activity – Students write a children’s story based on the themes in the play. Evaluation rubric as well as work process sheets included (7 pages)

There are a total of 51 pages included in this unit.

The unit will last between 17 to 20 periods. (3 – 4 week unit)

All that’s left is to teach. I hope you enjoy this unit.

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Total Pages
89 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks


Parts of Speech Grammar Circles (Superhero Themed)

Description

Superhero themed Parts of speech Grammar Circle Unit

One of the biggest challenges I had in my English classes was how to fit grammar in with everything else I had to teach. I would give students grammar pages, and then we would correct them together. It was tedious, and it took forever! What’s more is that students were not learning the way I wanted them to. They wouldn’t apply what they had learned from the grammar pages and activities.

I found a solution!

Grammar Circles. Grammar Circles are very similar to literature circles in the sense that students are teaching one another grammar. It is a fun and functional way to teach and Learn grammar. Although this may be done individually, it can also be completed as a group where students, through a specific process outlined in the package, teach one another grammar. They also correct the work together, so the teacher has very little to do other than to facilitate and supervise.

Once these circles have been implemented and students know who their group members are and what they are supposed to do, it is a great prep to leave a supply teacher.

The package includes:

1) A Student Packet – which contains the Literature Circle directions, the notes, and activities, and a “Mark Calculation” page to keep track of their marks. (27 pages)

Activities included focus on:

❒nouns

❒adjectives

❒verbs

❒adverbs

❒prepositions

❒conjunctions

❒putting it all together

❒correct use of pronouns

❒who and whom

❒that and which

❒who’s and whose

❒that and who

❒pronoun case

❒pronoun agreement

❒active and passive voice

❒verb tenses (present, past, future)

❒verb uses (consistency in verb tenses)

2) A teacher Guide with easy to follow instructions on how to organize the Grammar Circles.

3) The Answer Key – devised to allow students to correct their work and learn from one another.

Also included are free Superhero Themed Parts of Speech Posters to decorate your class.

For those who are from Ontario, Canada – this unit adheres to the Grade 9 English Curriculum (academic). The unit can be taught in any grade to learn parts of speech.

(51 pages total for this unit)

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Total Pages
51 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A


ELA Literature Study Unit – Use with ANY Work of Literature

Description

ELA Literature Study Unit – Use with ANY Work of Literature

This bundle has everything needed to teach any work of literature, to start literature circles, or as an alternative to independent book reports. It also teaches literacy skills which are essential for students to add meaning to content.

Now comes with a fill in the blank PDF for students who prefer using the computer

There are 24 pages in the unit guide that include:

❒ Anticipation guide

❒ Prediction chart

❒ Plot Chart

❒ Plot chart (graphic organizer)

❒ List of character traits and a STEAL chart for characterization

❒ Characterization graphic organizer

❒ STEAL characterization graphic organizer

❒ Character traits graphic organizer

❒ Conflict activity

❒ Personal word wall

❒ Important passages (quotes) activity sheet

❒ Questions for Comprehension (generic- before, during, and after reading)

❒ Event map

❒ Chapter summary pages

❒ Making inferences activity sheet

❒ Activity on author’s purpose

❒ Themes and how to develop them

❒ How to develop themes in paragraph form (using PEEL)

❒ Paragraph graphic organizer (using PEEL)

❒ How to answer a test question in paragraph form (using PEEL)

Included are 2 evaluations with rubrics:

1) Writing a journal as one of the characters in the story (focus on characterization)

2) Writing a newspaper article on an event from the story (focus on plot and cause and event)

Characterization poster for the classroom is also included in two different formats (legal size paper required).


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Total Pages
31 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
N/A


Thematic Poetry Unit – EDITABLE (Digital copy included)

Description

The comprehensive poetry unit that teachers, as well as students, can enjoy. I want to demystify poetry, and I make it my goal for students to enjoy the reading and studying of poetry.

At the beginning of every poetry unit, I ask my students this question, “How do you feel about poetry?” My heart always sinks when most admit to disliking it. I make students this promise, and now I am making you this promise, with this unit, I might not convert you into a poetry lover, but I promise that you won’t hate it. (We need realistic expectations.) This unit includes a variety of poetry genres and activities to help students understand that poetry is not about finding the correct answer but appreciating someone else’s point of view on a subject (even if students don’t quite understand or like it). In short, this unit teaches students how to approach, think, and write about poetry. Each lesson focuses on an element of poetry that will further students’ ability to analyze, read between the lines, and become independent learners.

The unit includes:

❒Student worksheets and poems

❒15 complete lessons (with an introduction, transitions, activities, and conclusion). The lessons also include the learning goals for students.

❒A comprehensive answer key for all worksheets, annotations to all poems, and examples of paragraphs for students.

❒A final unit test (PPT – editable) with the answer key. Includes student success criteria and an evaluation grid. The poem on the test is Paul Laurence Dunbar’s “We Wear the Masks.” For copyright purposes, the poem cannot be published on the test. However, I have left room on the editable test for the teacher to insert a copy of the poem.

A comment sheet for easy and meaningful retroaction on students’ tests is also included. This will facilitate the marking process. (editable)

❒A Jeopardy game to review figurative language (PPT)

***All pages are editable in a PowerPoint document. The background has been secured to ensure proper formatting.

Summary of lessons included: (Digital copies in Google Slides are included)

❒ Lesson 1: Introduction to poetry – Includes a journal prompt, notes on how to approach poetry, an activity to familiarize students with poetry further, and a review on figurative language (with notes.)

❒ Lesson 2: Figurative Language Review – The lesson includes a journal prompt (a creative poetry activity), students will play Figurative Language Jeopardy (PPT) to review figurative language.

❒ Lesson 3: Introduction to analysis – The lesson includes a journal prompt, students will learn to analyze poetry using Walt Whitman’s “When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer” and “The Quiet Patient Spider.”

❒ Lesson 4: Fun with metaphors – This lesson includes a journal prompt, and a “Fun with Metaphors” worksheet to help students further understand metaphors, students will analyze William Blake’s “A Poison Tree,” and will complete the worksheet on the poem.

❒ Lesson 5: Fun with allusions – This lesson begins with a journal prompt, a “Fun with Allusions” worksheet, students analyze Simon and Garfunkel’s song “The Sound of Silence.” (poem not included) However, a blank (editable) page is included in the document to paste the lyrics from the internet. This will help you create a more cohesive-looking unit.

❒ Lesson 6: Tone and Attitude – Students will do a video (or song version) comparison analysis by completing the “Video Comparison” worksheet.

❒ Lesson 7: Symbolism – Students will complete the “Fun with Idioms” worksheet, will analyze Robert Frost’s poems “The Road not Taken” and “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” they will complete the worksheets for both poems, and learn how to write a PEEL paragraph using the notes provided.

❒ Lesson 8: Writing about poetry – This is a writing clinic of sorts where students will learn to identify strong topic sentences and well-developed paragraphs. An example of a well-developed paragraph is included.

❒ Lesson 9: Historical allusions: This lesson begins with a journal prompt, students will analyze Cara Dillon’s song “There were Roses” and complete the accompanying worksheet. (Please note that this poem is not included.)

❒ Lesson 10: Thematic connections – Students will work in collaborative groups on the “Thematic Connections” worksheet, which compares two of the poems studied in the unit. *An optional activity is included: Students will write a comparative paragraph comparing one similar theme in both poems. An example of a paragraph is included.

❒ Lesson 11: Allusions and analysis – this lesson begins with a journal prompt, The study of Plato’s “The Allegory of the Cave” by watching a Ted Talk, analyzing Mumford and Son’s song “The Cave,” and completing the worksheet. (Please note that the song lyrics are not included.)

❒ Lesson 12: Connections – students will learn to make important connections in poetry by completing the worksheets of the “Battle of the Pronouns” and “Cave vs. Cave” to further develop the themes in Mumford and Son’s song “The Cave.”

❒ Lesson 13: Theme review – Students will refine and review how to develop a theme in a poem (which applies to any work of literature) by completing the worksheet “The Cave – Themes and Meanings,” students will then write a theme in paragraph form.

❒ Lesson 14: Evaluation (test) – editable with answer key and comment sheet to facilitate marking

This resource is editable (the background is secured). A non-editable version of this resource is available at a lower cost. Click here to preview the unit. Thematic Poetry Unit

***A digital copy of the student activities in Google Slides is included as well for distance learning.

Check out the free sample lesson: Free Poetry Lesson on Metaphors

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Total Pages
78 pages and 28 slides
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks


Seventh Grade Short Story Mini Unit

Description

Seventh Grade Short Story Mini-Unit is a great way to start any literature unit. Suitable from grade seven to ten, this unit reviews literary elements and allows students to practice identifying all important elements.

The unit includes:

❒ a copy of the short story

❒ an anticipation reading guide

❒ a two-page literary element cheat sheet

❒ plot graph

❒ word wall

❒ character trait explanation sheet

❒ characterization activity

❒ writing evaluation (or activity) with an evaluation sheet

❒ a comprehensive answer key for all activities.

18 pages total

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Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 days


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free Sight Words Flash Cards – Fry Words 1 – 25”

by Learn and Teach with me
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Free 1-25 fry sight words flash cards, these printable sight word flashcards can be used for so many different things, there are 5 cards per page.

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– Free Word Search ( Back to School ) 5 Pages

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– Free Cut and Paste Worksheets Fine Motor Skills

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– Fry Sight Words Flash Cards 1 – 300

– Fry Sight Words Flash Cards – Words 301 – 600

– Fry Sight Words Flash Cards – Words 601 – 1000

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Death of a Salesman Unit (Digital activities included)

Description

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman used to be one of my least favorite plays to teach. I found it depressing, and I had a difficult time teaching it in a way that was meaningful to students. Then, I created this bundle so that students would not only learn about drama, tragedy, irony, etc. but also think about their own futures, while they are contemplating their post-secondary education. While Willy Loman’s dreams are unrealistic and unattainable, students contemplate their own dreams, strengths, and weaknesses. You will definitely have more than a few excellent discussions when teaching this play.

This unit has been conceived with the teacher in mind. It contains a Student Guide, a Teacher Guide, and a comprehensive Answer Key. All you have to do is print the packages and teach them. It’s as easy as that! I’ve also included two options for end unit evaluations, which contain evaluation grids and answer keys. The unit is, in my opinion, visually appealing and the contents teach analysis of literature.

What the bundle contains: (The documents, except for the evaluations, are in PDF format.)

The Student Guide contains 16 pages: (2 versions, with graphics and one without)

❒Notes on the American Dream

❒An anticipation guide

❒An in-depth look at success as it pertains to the lives of the students (which can, later on, be related to the play.)

❒Thematic comprehension questions for each act

❒Work on motifs and symbols used in the play

❒Work on characterization

❒Notes on tragedy (Aristotle’s definition and modern definition)

❒Review notes for students

Answer Key contains 29 pages:

❒Answers to ALL of the students’ work

❒Introduction to Arthur Miller

❒Comprehensive notes on each scene of the play (to help students understand and appreciate literary techniques used by the author)

❒List of themes and how they are developed – Revue sheet

The final evaluation contains three different options:

1) A unit test with an answer key. Contains 3 essay-type questions.

2) An essay. Contains essay topics, work process (steps 1…..), an outline guide, and an evaluation grid.

ALL EVALUATIONS ARE FORMATTED IN WORD DOCUMENTS FOR EASY CHANGES AND MODIFICATIONS AND INCLUDE A COMPREHENSIVE ANSWER KEY.

The Teacher Guide contains 5 pages:

❒Includes 8 complete lessons that leave the teacher nothing to do, but to teach.

❒Lesson 1: Historical context and pre-reading

❒Lesson 2: Setting and reading (there are specific pages assigned to each lesson)

❒Lesson 3: Symbols, Motifs and reading the play

❒Lesson 4: Character chart and reading the play

❒Lesson 5: Reading – exploring irony and the meaning of the title

❒Lesson 6: Reading and a look at the difference between modern and classic tragedy

❒Lesson 7: Theme development and review

❒Lesson 8: Evaluation (Option 1 – test (answer key included), Option 2 – Essay (evaluation grid, work process, outline included)

A digital copy of all of the student activities is included in this unit in Google Docs format to facilitate distance learning.

***An EDITABLE version of this unit is now available! Click here for more information: EDITABLE – Death of a Salesman Unit (Complete No Prep)

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Total Pages
70 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Articulation Tac Toe Speech Therapy Game – Free Preview”

by Mrs H’s Speech Therapy Room
1st – 12th Grade

Tic Tac Toe is a fun and easy way to encourage students to practice speech sounds in school and at home WITH a parent or guardian. Enjoy this freebie that showcases Aric Tac Toe by sharing with you 3 pages for the /B/ phoneme. Each page provides 36 word and picture combinations to provide varied sound practice.

This is a no prep and NO COLOR INK activity. Simply make a copy of the page that corresponds with the student’s goals, slip it in a laminated sleeve and use dry erase markers to play the game during therapy. Then slip it out of the cover and send it home to be completed with pen/pencil/crayon/marker/daubers. When the page is returned it is easy to see what was practiced.

Words are designed to encourage new vocabulary exposure while working on articulation. These pages could also be used to practice defining or for MLU expansion.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Emergent Easy Interactive Alphabet Reader Book: Letter Aa”

by Sara Ipatenco
Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

This is a FREE sample of my larger Interactive Alphabet Emergent Reader Bundle. The bundle is like purchasing 18 books and getting 8 for free, which is a HUGE savings for you!!

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Interactive Alphabet Emergent Reader Bundle: Letters A to Z

This interactive emergent easy reader, by Sara Ipatenco, is designed to help students learn more about the letter A. Students will complete 9 pages of activities that will help them distinguish between uppercase A’s and lowercase a’s, identify words that begin with the letter A, trace letter A’s and a’s and draw pictures of things that start with the letter A. Including the cover, the book is 10 pages. This little book is a great (and FUN!) way to introduce letters or review letters students have already learned. Use the books as class practice, homework, morning work or as an assessment tool.

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Hamlet Unit No prep (digital unit)

Description

One entire month of planning done for you – I dare you to enjoy Shakespeare.

I love teaching Shakespeare’s plays, and I want you to love it too. I’ve been teaching and improving this unit for over ten years. All of the thinking has been done for you. I love annotating my plays and books. I’ve taken all of the annotations made in my play over the years and incorporated them into a guide to help you guide students and help students understand. Many people (including teachers) get overwhelmed with Shakespeare because of the language. This unit has been created with the student in mind. The activities are thorough, but simple enough for students to understand and enjoy the play.

This unit has everything a teacher needs to teach Hamlet. Just photocopy and teach. Seriously it’s that easy. There’s no longer a need for hours of research and piecing together bits of information and activity sheets you don’t know what to do with.

This is a complete unit, from scene summaries, important notes and annotations notes to help students understand what they are reading. I have also included an introduction to the play, a student guide, a teacher guide with detailed lesson plans, quizzes, a creative assignment, tests (all with answers and evaluation grids), and a comprehensive answer key. Everything has its place and teaches a specific skill.

The student activities included in this unit are now in Google Docs and Google Drawing. Make distance learning a breeze with this new addition.

Please note that MOST evaluations are still available in Word format for easy modifications.

The unit is appropriate for students in grades 10, 11 and 12.

The unit includes :

NOTE: All activities, teacher notes, and lessons are available in PDF format only.

Student activities are also available in Google Docs format and are modifiable in the docs themselves.

❒An attractive, interactive, multimedia PowerPoint presentation introducing the play (17 slides)

❒A Student Study Guide (with activities, Act, and scene questions…) and various activities (16 pages)

❒Study Questions are available in two different formats – Print saver (with all questions on one page – students write their answers on a separate sheet) and Long Form (Where space is provided for students to write their answers directly on the question sheet)

❒A Teacher Guide (with detailed, comprehensive lessons, unit plan, and additional notes to guide students.) -9 pages and 17 complete lessons. The teacher Guide includes journal and discussion prompts and a list of speaking roles if reading out loud in class)to help with time management and organization.

❒18 pages of comprehensive scene summaries and important notes for each scene (annotations for each scene) ***THIS IS A TEACHER FAVORITE!

A creative Hamlet Guess Who? Game to help students understand the characters. (What’s fun about this game is that it can be played from the beginning of the play right to the end, and students’ answers will change depending on the act they are reading.) LOTS OF FUN!

❒A comprehensive answer key for all questions and activities. (24 pages)

❒Comprehension quiz on Acts 1 and 2 in Word format for easy modifications (with evaluation grid) and answer key.

❒Option 1: Mid-play evaluation – The Parody – creative writing and analysis (in Word format for easy modifications – with evaluation grid)

❒Option 2: Mid-play evaluation – The Parody – a creative group presentation (Only available in PDF format)

❒Summary guide (highlighting the significant events from each scene with important analytical information) – Throughout my years of teaching this play, I have amounted excellent notes and annotations, listing the most significant actions throughout each scene. I have retyped these annotations to help you teach the play, so your students will understand it (and so will you). (18 pages)

❒The culminating evaluation includes three different versions of the final unit test with evaluation grid and answer key (in Word for easy modifications)

Includes a total of 115 pages.

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Hamlet Scene Summary Visual Notebook

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Total Pages
110 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 month


Analyze This! A Step-by-Step Guide to Analysis

Description

Analyze This! is a step-by-step guide to analyzing literature

I created this bundle to help my students understand analysis and how to apply their newfound skills to write an effective essay. In my 21 years of teaching High School English, I have repeatedly noticed that students often have difficulty in knowing how to analyze and use the information to write with a purpose in essay form. This step-by-step guide for high school students simplifies the process and gives students and teachers all of the tools they need to become successful literary critics.

The bundle includes:

❒ A page with suggestions on how to use the bundle.

❒ Two pages explaining the difference between analysis and literary analysis.

❒ One page on how to create an effective outline (what content should be included).

❒ An exercise using the “Ant and the Grasshopper” fable to help students analyze elements of plot, characterization, symbolism, theme, and setting.

❒ An answer sheet with detailed information.

❒ Instructions on how to use the above information to focus a topic and write a thesis statement.

❒ An outline activity – students need to complete an outline using a given thesis statement.

❒ An answer key (with a possible outline) to help student compare their outline with this one.

The bundle includes 13 pages and two to three days worth of lessons.

This is a practical and simple way to guide students through the analytical process.

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Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 days


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free Fun First Grade Word Finds”

by Linda McCormick
1st Grade

This 3 page collection of word find puzzles is a great way to review words. You can use these as homework, morning work, or tuck a few in with your guest lesson plans. There is an answer key provided for each puzzle.
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Frankenstein Workbook (Digital copy included)

Description

The Frankenstein Workbook is now distance learning ready. The activities are all available on Google Slides where students can insert their answers.

The Frankenstein Workbook was created as a different way to learn from Mary Shelley’s novel. (1831 edition)

The Student Workbook has 30 pages that focus on themes, symbols, important quotes, characterization, romantic and gothic literature, biblical and literary allusions, and elements of the plot.

The format includes symbols to help guide students in theme development and allow them to build on characterization, symbolism, and meaningful allusions in the novel in a clear and more visual way.

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PRODUCT CONTENT:

Student Workbook x1 (30 pages)

Answer Key x1

Copy of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner x1

Annotated copy of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner x1

Please note that this is a digital download in PDF format and that the pages are not editable.

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WORKBOOK CONTENT:

❒ Background information

❒ Anticipation Guide and Introductory Activity

❒ Letters 1-4

❒ Chapters 1&2

❒ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (allusion in the novel)

❒ Chapters 3, 4 & 5

❒ Chapters 6, 7 & 8

❒ Chapters 9 & 10

❒ Chapters 11 & 12

❒ An activity

❒ Supplementary activity – Nature in Romantic Literature

❒ Chapter 13 (activity)

❒ Chapters 14 & 15

❒ Chapter 16

❒ Chapters 17 & 18

❒ Chapter 19

❒ Chapters 20 &21

❒ Chapter 22

❒ Chapters 23 & 24`

❒ Activity on symbolism

❒ Activity on theme development

The activities are available in a booklet format or individually.

FOR MORE FRANKENSTEIN RESOURCES:

Frankenstein No Prep Unit

Frankenstein Activity

Frankenstein Bundle

Frankenstein Debate

Paragraph Writing Activity (Frankenstein)

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Total Pages

88 pages

Answer Key

Included

Teaching Duration

N/A


Short Story Bundle Unit Plan

Description

The Short Story Bundle is 4 short story mini-units for the price of one. See the preview for more details.

Seventh Grade Short Story Mini Unit is a great way to start any literature unit. Suitable from grade seven to ten, this unit reviews literary elements and allows students to practice identifying all important elements.

The unit includes:

❒ a copy of the short story

❒ an anticipation reading guide

❒ a two-page literary element cheat sheet

❒ plot graph

❒ word wall

❒ character trait explanation sheet

❒ characterization activity

❒ writing evaluation (or activity) with evaluation sheet

❒ comprehensive answer key for all activities.

18 pages total

“The Elevator” Short Story Mini-Unit is a one-stop-shop for teaching the short story. Other than photocopies, all of the work has been done for you.

This mini-unit is suitable for grades 7 through 10 and includes:

❒ a copy of the short story

❒ questions for comprehension

❒ a plot chart organizer

❒ activity to help students discover the author’s purpose for writing

❒ an instructional sheet on how to develop themes (with a practical example)

❒ an instructional sheet on how to develop a theme in paragraph form

❒ a graphic organizer to help students organize their paragraphs

❒ an example of a completed graphic organizer to plan the paragraph

❒ an example of a paragraph for “The Elevator.”

❒ a comprehensive answer key for all handouts

❒ a three-day lesson plan to accompany the story

This short story mini-unit features Shirley Jackson’s short story “Charles.” Appropriate for grades 7 to 10, the lessons focus on the development of theme and paragraphs.

Included in the mini-unit is:

❒ a copy of the short story

❒ a prediction chart

❒ an anticipation guide

❒ activity sheet (select important passages in the text for theme and paragraph support)

❒ author’s purpose activity sheet

❒ how to develop a theme sheet with an example

❒ a graphic organizer to help students plan their paragraph

❒ an answer key for all activities

❒ 3-day lesson plan for easy planning

16 pages total

The Rain Rain Go Away Mini Unit includes all materials to teach this short story. Students also get the opportunity to be creative and collaborate with others in the creative process. This unit is always a hit in my class.

The resource includes:

❒ an anticipation guide

❒ a copy of the short story

❒ questions for comprehension

❒ plot graph activity-❒Information sheet on characterization and an accompanying activity

❒ a personal word wall to improve students’ vocabulary and understanding

❒ a comprehensive answer key for all activities

Also included are two evaluations with evaluation grids:

❒ An individual evaluation where the student must write an alternate ending to the story.

❒ A group evaluation where students must work collaboratively to produce an alternate ending.

24 pages total

Individual Short Story Mini-Units:

Charles by Shirley Jackson

Rain, Rain, Go away Short Story

Seventh Grade Short Story

The Elevator Short Story

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Total Pages
74 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Letter of the Week T DIGITAL”

by Cherry Workshop
Pre-Kindergarten – Kindergarten

This is a letter of the week digital resource for the letter T.

You can find the Whole Alphabet BUNDLE here. And when you visit the bundle page, you can find links to every letter, if you just need one or two more.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

A link to a resource for Google Drive, Slides ™ that includes 10 letter T recognition and discrimination activities.


Take a look at the preview to see them all!

SUGGESTED USE

Once you get your download, you will make a copy and have it on your own Google Drive.

You can then use it in your Google Classroom.

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Happy Teaching!

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Cherry Workshop © is not affiliated with or endorsed by Google Inc.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Phonics Short A SmartBoard Lesson Primary Grades FREE”

by Lisa Rombach
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Learn about the sound of short A! This SmartBoard lesson includes a variety of interactive pages, links to interactive websites, school tube video, a printable student worksheet and a lesson plan. You can rearrange the pages to create 2-3 different mini lessons. Your students will have fun learning about short a in this notebook lesson!

Lisa Rombach

Click below to see other Short Vowel SmartBoard Lessons!

Phonics Short I SmartBoard Lesson

Phonics Short E SmartBoard Lesson

Phonics Short U SmartBoard Lesson

Phonics Short O SmartBoard Lesson

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Wuthering Heights Student Workbook

Description

Wuthering Heights Student Workbook contains everything a teacher needs to teach Bronte’s novel. Instead of the boring question and answer format, the Student Workbook prompts students’ ideas about characters, asks them to comment on significant quotes, and to notice some of the essential techniques used by the author such as symbolism, allusions, themes, etc. in each of the chapters. I have created this resource for my own classes, and students love the meaningful format. Instead of writing information about themes, symbolism, characterization, etc. on separate sheets apart from the chapter questions, everything is integrated in a simplified way.

In addition, a comprehensive answer key is also provided for the teacher. You now have all of the flexibility needed for your lesson plans with all of the work provided for you.

More specifically, the Student Workbook contains work on (42 activity pages):

❒ Important information from each chapter

❒ Setting description and symbolism

❒ Characterization (you can see the characters develop as the students’ read)

❒ Gothic elements

❒ Symbolism

❒ Themes

❒ Supernatural occurrences

❒ Significant quotes

❒ Narration

❒ Allusions

❒ Sociogram (to show characters’ relationships)

❒ Inferencing questions to further students’ understanding

❒ Family tree (to help students remember who is who)

❒ Conflicts

❒ Literary techniques used by the author

❒ Characterization chart

Please see the product preview for more information.

This resource includes 84 pages in total. Please see the preview for further details.

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Romeo and Juliet No Prep Unit

The Yellow Wallpaper No Prep Mini-Unit

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Total Pages
84 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 months


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “PHONICS: Dictation BINGO! (FREE)”

by KB3Teach
Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Here’s a quick, no prep resource to review and assess spelling, vocabulary, and phonics word groups using dictation (great practice) and BINGO (great fun).

It’s free! Download it and take a look.

(Includes 9 and 16-box BINGO templates.)

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Cupcake Categories Game for Speech Therapy – Free”

by The SLT Scrapbook
Kindergarten – 5th Grade

This Cupcake Themed freebie is a fun and engaging categorisation game, ideal for Speech Therapy sessions all year round!

This packet contains:

36 category cards, 12 game cards (pick up another/lose all)

Game play:

Take it in turns to pick up a card. If you pick up a category card, name items from that category, then you can keep it. If you pick up a “lose all your cards” card, you have to put all your cards back! The player with the most cards at the end of the game, wins!

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Colon and Semicolon Breakout Room (Digital Activity)

Description

This breakout room activity requires access to the internet and uses Google Docs, Slides, and Forms.

Breakout rooms are a great way to reinforce learning grammar concepts. In my experience, students don’t love grammar and worksheets were not an effective means to teach them how to write better.

After several years of trying different things, I am excited to say that I have found the best solution yet. This mini breakout room allows students to reinforce grammar concepts while having fun. A student shouted, “This is so much fun!” while completing the activity.

What is different about this breakout room is its length. Many times, students get bored if the activity is too long, or if it is too challenging or complicated to complete. This mini breakout room focuses only on colons ad semicolons and will take students between 10 to 20 minutes depending on their skills and knowledge. (This is how long it took my grade 9 academic class.)

Please note that students must have prior knowledge of colons and semicolons before beginning the activity.

The instructions – Included are a set of instructions for students. Try this! With your stronger classes, instead of giving them instructions, students can try to uncover what they are supposed to do in each of the “rooms” on their own as an extra challenge. You can decide which method would best suit your group.

You can share a copy of the Student PDF with your class in Google Classroom or another digital medium, or you can only share the link in the instructions.

Please look for the entire line of grammar breakout rooms coming soon.

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Total Pages
3 and 4 rooms
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A


Free Frankenstein Note-Taking for Critical Thinking

Description

This is an excerpt from my Frankenstein Note-Taking for Critical Thinking ResourceI hope you will enjoy this free preview.

This is a description of the full resource.

This thought-provoking resource encourages students to think critically about the novel to extend their knowledge of themes and how they are developed.  The package is a great alternative to the traditional comprehension questions usually assigned by teachers and invites students to think deeply about the materials read.  The instructional strategy used within these pages is similar to that of a “flipped classroom” created to further engage students in their learning.

Instead of traditional comprehension questions given after chapters, students are given guided note-taking sheets (in Google Docs) where they are prompted on what kind of information to focus on within each chapter. For example, some chapters rely heavily on symbol development while others focus more on character development.  Students will learn how to take effective notes and how to ask effective questions thus developing the novel’s themes.  The second part of the sheet requires students to extend their learning by participating in small group discussions where they learn how to ask Socratic questions, discuss important novel elements in guided discussions, and participate in creative activities to further investigate the characters’ motivations.

Each sheet prompts students on which information to focus their notes on and includes a group activity where students are encouraged to develop their own questions based on the chapters’ thematic focus to deepen their understanding of the intricacies of the novel and the literary elements used to develop themes.  This teaching strategy creates independent and responsible learners.  When students have completed their group work, a guided discussion with the entire class highlights different perspectives on how to analyze Shelley’s classic tale.  

All materials are available in Google Docs and are modifiable.

Students learn how to:

Be independent

Take good notes

Work in a group setting

Ask good questions

Be responsible in their learning

Analyze the novel

Become engaged in their learning

To think critically

Also included:

  • Success criteria, overall expectations, and an evaluation grid are included for teachers who want to evaluate the notes and the group discussions.
  • Peer and Self-Evaluation grids are included for students
  • Pacing guide for the teacher to help with planning

This resource also pairs well with my Frankenstein Unit and Workbook.

A total of 30 pages.

Check out the preview for a free sample.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “No Prep Google Slides™ Social Skills Placemats”

by Speech Therapy Plans
Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Google Slides™ Social Skills Placemats is an interactive way for students to work on their goals during speech and language therapy! This resource features tic-tac-toe, word lists, pictures, and interactive pieces and activities.

✎ABOUT
These no prep digital activities are a perfect, on-the-go speech and language activity for your students during teletherapy, distance learning, or in person!

~ They are interactive, so students stay engaged.

~ They are digital, so you can use them in a wide variety of settings.

~ They are skill-specific, so you don’t have to come up with your own words.

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✎INCLUDED

  • Directions to download the Google Slides™ document which will be copied into your Google Drive™
  • Emotions
  • Maintaining Conversations
  • Negative Behaviors
  • Positive Behaviors

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Frankenstein Note-Taking Guide for Critical Thinking

Description

This thought-provoking resource encourages students to think critically about the novel to extend their knowledge of themes and how they are developed.  The package is a great alternative to the traditional comprehension questions usually assigned by teachers and invites students to think deeply about the materials read.  The instructional strategy used within these pages is similar to that of a “flipped classroom” created to further engage students in their learning.

Instead of traditional comprehension questions given after chapters, students are given guided note-taking sheets (in Google Docs) where they are prompted on what kind of information to focus on within each chapter. For example, some chapters rely heavily on symbol development while others focus more on character development.  Students will learn how to take effective notes and how to ask effective questions thus developing the novel’s themes.  The second part of the sheet requires students to extend their learning by participating in small group discussions where they learn how to ask Socratic questions, discuss important novel elements in guided discussions, and participate in creative activities to further investigate the characters’ motivations.

Each sheet prompts students on which information to focus their notes on and includes a group activity where students are encouraged to develop their own questions based on the chapters’ thematic focus to deepen their understanding of the intricacies of the novel and the literary elements used to develop themes.  This teaching strategy creates independent and responsible learners.  When students have completed their group work, a guided discussion with the entire class highlights different perspectives on how to analyze Shelley’s classic tale.  

All materials are available in Google Docs and are modifiable.

Students learn how to:

Be independent

Take good notes

Work in a group setting

Ask good questions

Be responsible in their learning

Analyze the novel

Become engaged in their learning

To think critically

Also included:

  • Success criteria, overall expectations, and an evaluation grid are included for teachers who want to evaluate the notes and the group discussions.
  • Peer and Self-Evaluation grids are included for students.
  • Pacing guide for the teacher to help with planning.

This resource also pairs well with my Frankenstein Unit and Frankenstein Workbook.

A total of 30 pages.

Check out the preview for a free sample – CLICK HERE FOR A FREE EXCERPT.

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks


Figurative Language and Poetic Devices Jeopardy Game

Description

Are you looking for a new way of introducing poetic devices in your class? This PowerPoint document is a great way to review poetic terms or to help students learn them.

I play this game from grade 9 to grade 12 and all of the students love them.

Directions on how to play the game are also included.

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Parts of Speech Grammar Circles

Superhero Themed Parts of Speech Posters

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It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Moo! A Primer Sight Word Game FREEBIE”

by Love of First
Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Your students will love this sight word game! This is a perfect addition to a sight word literacy center.

This game includes all words from the Dolch Primer Sight Word List.

Directions:
Students take turns picking a card. If they can read the card they keep it in their pile. If a student pulls a “Moo!” card they must put all of their collected cards back into the original pile or basket and start collecting again! The student with the most cards at the end of the game wins!

Need this game for Grade 1 or 2? Check them out here:
Moo! A First Grade Sight Word Game
Moo! A Second Grade Sight Word Game

Like this game? Check out my other themed versions:

**Spring Theme**
SPLAT! A Sight Word Game

**Halloween**
Boo! A Primer Sight Word Game
Boo! A First Grade Sight Word Game
Boo! A Second Grade Sight Word Game

**Thanksgiving**
Gobble! A Primer Sight Word Game
Gobble! A First Grade Sight Word Game
Gobble! A Second Grade Sight Word Game

**Christmas**
Santa! A Primer Sight Word Game
Santa! A First Grade Sight Word Game
Santa! A Second Grade Sight Word Game

**Winter**
Blizzard! A Primer Sight Word Game
Blizzard! A First Grade Sight Word Game
Blizzard! A Second Grade Sight Word Game

Enjoy!
Love of First

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Rain, Rain, Go Away Short Story Mini-Unit

Description

The Rain Rain Go Away Mini Unit includes all materials to teach this short story. Students also get the opportunity to be creative and collaborate with others in the creative process. This unit is always a hit in my class.

The resource includes:

❒ An anticipation guide

❒ A copy of the short story

❒ Questions for comprehension

❒ Plot graph activity

❒ Information sheet on characterization and an accompanying activity

❒ A personal word wall to improve students’ vocabulary and understanding

❒ A comprehensive answer key for all activities

Also included are two evaluations with evaluation grids:

❒ An individual evaluation where the student must write an alternate ending to the story

❒ A group evaluation where students must work collaboratively to produce an alternate ending

24 pages total

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week


FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “The Bridge Home Pre-Reading Activities”

by Making ELA Matter
5th – 9th Grade

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman is a moving account of four homeless children who struggle to survive together and grow to become a family.

This resource is designed to introduce students to the novel, the author and some background information on India’s Ragpickers.

What’s included:

  • A suggested lesson plan
  • A journal entry that asks students to study the cover and make predictions based on some leading questions. It also includes a direct link to the book trailer.
  • A 7 Word Challenge puzzle on the author, Padma Venkatraman. The puzzle requires students to complete a bit of research using on-line sources (the links are provided). This activity requires students to read carefully to decipher clues and come up with a word that fits the description based on the letter tiles provided.
  • An active listening worksheet that students complete after watching “India’s Ragpickers – the Harsh Reality.” The worksheet also includes opportunities for student response to certain aspects of the video.
  • Answer keys for all resources

I will be uploading resources that accompany the read-aloud weekly. Follow my store to receive updates when these new resources are uploaded.

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Much Ado About Nothing Unit (Digital copy included)

Description

“Much Ado About Nothing Unit” is a complete, no prep unit that is ready to teach the instant you download it. I love Shakespeare, especially his comedies, and I really want students and teachers alike to love it too. The activities and accompanying lessons in this unit demystify Shakespeare and makes it relatable to students. The unit included all lesson plans with 16 comprehensive lessons and a reading schedule (with learning objectives listed for each lesson), all student activities, evaluations, rubrics, comprehensive answer keys for all work and assignments, and fun bonus materials to suit your students’ interests.

The Much Ado About Nothing Unit is now distance learning ready. Send individual PDF activities to students OR share the work in Google Slides.

All student activities are available in Google Docs and are completely modifiable.

An editable version of this unit is available by clicking here Much Ado About Nothing Unit EDITABLE

The unit is appropriate for grades 9 through 12.

Take a look at the unit preview for more visual details. The unit includes:

A total of 100 pages in PDF and 12 PowerPoint slides are included in this unit.

Act and Scene Guide (Includes the characters found in the scene and the approximate reading time.)

Teacher Guide (lesson plans) – 16 easy-to-follow lessons, learning objectives, reading schedule, with included reading prompts, journal entries, and exit tickets (or closing activities.)

Student Activities include:

❒ Pre-Reading Activity

❒ Act 1 Comprehension questions

❒ Act 2 Comprehension questions

❒ Act 3 Comprehension questions

❒ Acts 4-5 Comprehension questions

❒ Who’s who in Act 1

❒ Literary Devices (Act 1)

❒ Characterization Activity

❒ Subplot Activity

❒ The Plan (conflict)

❒ Dogberry’s Malapropisms

❒ Much Ado About Noting (theme work)

❒ Activity on Symbolism

❒ Activity on Theme

Comprehensive Answer Key for ALL activities.

Evaluations include:

❒ Quiz on Acts 1 and 2 (With answer key and rubric)

❒ Beatrice vs. Benedick (oral presentation skits)- rubric is included

❒ Fake News – newspaper article (writing activity) – with rubric

❒ unit test – with answer key and rubric

❒ Song analysis Activity for theme review (optional evaluation or activity) – with rubric

Optional bonus activities are also included

❒ A love letter activity (Optional evaluation – rubric included)

❒ A Dear Abby activity

❒ Behind the Mask – an anti-bullying campaign (can be used as an evaluation – rubric included)

❒ Additional journal topics

To further student learning, a Guess Who? For Much Ado game is included. This is a fun way to learn about the characters in the play. And, as the play progresses, students’ questioning must change to keep track of character growth. (30 slides)

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Wuthering Heights Student Workbook

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
98 Pages and 30 Slides
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 month


Creative Writing Bundle

Description

This Creative Writing bundle has been created to teach students the basic elements of writing. It begins with a PowerPoint to introduce how students should approach creative writing and includes activities to help students create believable and interesting characters, how to build suspense, and basics of the elements of fiction and plot.

Check out the individual resources for more information.

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Total Pages
13 pages and 11 slides
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