Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
Grammar’s a little word for a big concept. Grammar learning comes with a lot: parts of speech, sentence structure, vocabulary, punctuation, the list goes on. If you’re stumped on where to start with grammar for your student, we’ve got everything you need to help your student become a grammar star: worksheets to practice, games and activities to keep the boredom at bay, and lesson plans and activities for you!
“Powerful, you have become.” Yoda’s crazy way of speaking showcases the power of grammar! Grammar may be a dull word, but learning grammar empowers kids’ imaginations with the creative building blocks of writing. Grammar is to language what a tool box is to making an invention. Learn how to use the tools and the possibilities are limitless. Grammar is the study of how you form words (like ran/run or mouse/mice) and phrases, clauses, or sentences (like “I did run” or “did I run?”). Beginning skills involve learning parts of speech, like nouns and verbs. More advanced grammar learning includes how to form irregular verbs, and how to write complex clauses. Get grammar help for your first to fifth graders and start teaching grammar effectively today! Some kids will gravitate to creative activities and exercises, like writing stories or mad libs. These are wonderful ways to provide grammar help. Other kids will prefer highly structured exercises in order to really analyze and master a specific skill. You can complement these grammar resources with our selection of activities, worksheets and more on word structure.