Help your English language learners master effective communication with this lesson, which covers the past, present, and future verb tenses. From reading to writing, kids will get the practice they need to communicate here.
Students are often taught that written pieces should be long and detailed, but this isn't the case when it comes to summaries. This lesson gives students the chance to practice keeping summaries concise in a fun and engaging way.
Are your students having trouble taming run-on sentences into a more manageable length? In this lesson, your students will learn to not only recognize a run-on sentence, but also how to stop it in its tracks.
During this lesson, students will learn how to edit their writing. They will edit their writing by adding variety to their sentences. Students will also work on writing sentences that are clearer to the reader.
Mix-ups of "there," "they're," and "their" happen way too often. There is no better time than now to help your students get their homophones down. They're sure to have fun with this interactive English lesson!
This lesson includes a bunch of hands-on activities to get little writers excited about complete sentences. After learning about subjects and predicates, students will tackle the challenge of writing their own sentences and fragments.
By creating an interactive notebook template, kids will help themselves remember the correct ways to use the commonly confused words to, too, two, there, and their. Young writers will love improving their writing skills with this lesson.
Encourage your students to get creative by having them create self-portraits and write down adjectives that describe them. The artistic element of this writing lesson makes learning about adjectives fun.
Your students will turn into crazy Halloween sentence making machines with this fun lesson on constructing complete sentences. Students will practice making and mixing subjects and predicates - and the results will have you all ROTFL.
Some verbs follow rules when converted to different tenses, and some verbs do their own thing. This lesson has students not only converting irregular verbs but also applying this skill by using their new words in a story.
Linking and helping verbs may not be the most exciting or understood verbs — but they are still important! Learn and practice these parts of speech. Learn and practice these parts of speech with this lesson that incorporates interactive exercises.
How much fun can you have reviewing the four kinds of sentences? You’re about to find out! This lesson culminates with a classroom game that doubles as a group review of declarative, exclamatory, interrogative, and imperative sentences.
Want to help your students write more juicy details in their stories? This lesson will teach your class to identify and form prepositional phrases in their own writing while reinforcing the importance of prepositions.
Adverbs—they're anything but basic! Introduce your students to a misunderstood part of speech with this adverb lesson plan. Students will learn to identify the different ways adverbs are used before writing their own descriptive sentences.
Act it out! Your students will have fun guessing and acting out adverbs in this engaging grammar game. As you progress through this adverb lesson plan, your students will have the opportunity to identify and use a variety of adverbs.
Describe the facts! This lesson teaches your ELs to identify adjectives and their important role as key details in informational texts. Use it as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Summarizing Nonfiction Texts.
Let's get reading! In this lesson, students will identify the main idea and details of a nonfiction text. Use this on its own or as support for the lesson Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad.