Big, bigger, biggest? Teach your students about comparative and superlative adjectives as they make comparisons. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Nonfiction Comprehension: Compare and Contrast* lesson.
Get your students excited about possessive pronouns with this fun lost-and-found inspired lesson. By talking about items that belong to themselves and their classmates, kids be gain a better understanding of denoting possession.
Students will become sentence construction gurus as they learn to craft more sophisticated sentences. Specifically, young writers will use subordinating conjunctions to combine dependent and independent clauses to craft complex sentences.
Knowing when to capitalize can be confusing. This lesson serves as a review on which types of nouns require a capital letter. Students will love designing their own towns while learning about the distinction between common and proper nouns.
Verbs are the only kind of word that have tenses. Some of them are standard and easy to learn, while others are irregular and tricky. This lesson will review verb tense changes that follow the regular pattern and those oddballs that don't.
Idioms are a challenging piece of figurative language for students, but it can be an easier task with the help of context clues. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the *Capturing the Clues* lesson.
Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
Use this lesson to help your ELs gain confidence as they read aloud texts. They will practice decoding strategies that will help improve fluency. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the <a href="https://www.education.com/lesson-plan/picture-book-pacing/" target="_blank">Picture Book Pacing</a> lesson.
Being able to express and support opinions is greatly beneficial for young learners. This lesson plan includes fun exercises to help students learn about opinions and write supporting statements for their own opinions.
Challenge your students to make their personal narratives come to life with strong action words, feelings, and thoughts. This lesson will help young learners develop their creativity and writing skills.
This lesson teaches your students to pay attention to small words, such as adjectives, adverbs, and verbs, to make a big difference in reading comprehension! Use as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Close Reading: Introduction*.
This lesson plan teaches kids about W.E.B. Du Bois through video and a short informational text. Students will compare/contrast their findings and create a poster in small groups showing what they learned.
Earth Day is a time for raising awareness and appreciation for our environment. It’s also a time for using correct punctuation! With this lesson, your students will use correct punctuation, like commas, quotation marks, and apostrophes.