Language Arts

Lessons about vocabulary, grammar, spelling, figurative language, context clues, and word relationships.

Ongoing Greek and Latin Word Part Activities

Part 1 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Rather than just memorizing word parts, students will use those word parts to create four possible products.

Paragraphs: Systems of Sentences

Part 1 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Want students to understand how a paragraph fits together? Explode one and make them reassemble it using the clues in each sentence! I even wrote a little app to bust a paragraph up for you.

Building Creative Analogies

We'll take two seemingly unrelated pieces of content (say volcanoes and the human body) and then build analogies to connect the two ideas. In the end, students can create a skit, comic, or story relating the two concepts.

Showing A Character’s Trait

We tell students to "show, not tell" in their writing, but this advice isn't effective until they experience the difference. In this video, we'll put a famous character (of students' choosing) into a mundane situation and develop a fun scene to show off their main traits.

Ways to Start a Sentence – Level 1

Part 1 of Ways To Start Sentences

"Add more variety!" I'd say to my class. But I never really knew what this actually meant. Suprise! This bad advice never improved students' writing. In these videos, students learn nine specific ways to add variety just by changing the beginning of their sentences. This was easily one of my students' favorite writing tools - because it actually helped them.

Characters Dressed as Other Characters for Halloween

What if one character dressed up as another for Halloween? Would the Cat in the Hat pick Captain Jack Sparrow, because they're both chaotic yet good-natured people? Would Elsa dress up as The Ice King since they are both lonely?

Holiday vs Holiday (from a Mascot’s Perspective)

Want something to do during the holiday season that is both fun and involves thinking? Get students writing about what a snowman would think about Halloween or what a ghost would think about Thanksgiving.

Vocab Puzzle: Word Ladders

Part 1 of Word Ladders

You won't believe how this spelling and vocabulary puzzle will get kids' brains sweating over the smallest of words.

Analyze Character Change with Depth and Complexity

Your students will use Depth and Complexity to note how a character's main trait changes across a story.

Jabberwocky and Context Clues

Context clues lessons can be a disaster. Here, we expose students to a delightful classic packed with nonsense words ("Jabberwocky") and ask them to decipher the meanings and parts of speech. Then, it's only natural for students to write their own nonsense poems.

Upgrade Research Questions With Depth and Complexity

Ever ask students to create research questions? Were their ideas a bit… blah? My own students had a very hard time writing questions they didn't already know the answer to! This video is how I solved that problem: upgrade research questions with depth and complexity.

Writing About Art: The Scream

Part 6 of Writing About Art

Your students will turn the iconic painting The Scream into a vivid, sensory poem.

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Introduction

Part 1 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Your students will try to match up definitions that belong to the same homophone in this brain-boggling vocab puzzle.

Better Stories Part 4: Character Archetypes

Part 4 of Writing Better Stories

Are students' characters a bit flat? Archetypes give them a strong foundation on which to build their own characters as well as a tool to analyze existing stories.

Greek and Latin Dinosaur Names

Let's create a new dinosaur using Greek and Latin stems!

Writing A Thanksgiving Letter

What if an inanimate object could express thanks for a special person in your life? What would it write?

Writing Seuss Style Poetry

Sure, Dr. Seuss wrote for young students, but can older students analyze his writing and learn to mimic his style? THEN, they can produce Seuss-style poetry about any topic: Ancient China, the electromagnetic spectrum, Pride and Prejudice, and (yes) fraction division!

Persuasion and Packaging: Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

How does a drink's packaging affect us emotionally and logically?

Introduce Symbolism with Pixel Art

Create a pixelated icon that represents the essence of a character!

Punctuation Power

In a sentence, punctuation may seem meek when compared to those mighty words, but punctuation has incredible power over the meaning of a sentence. Students will try re-punctuating sentences to find new meanings - without changing a single word!

Identifying Author’s Voice

What if... Edgar Allen Poe wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland?

What’s In My Brain: Cute Baby vs Fast Cheetah

Can your students puzzle out the differences in these types of figurative language - without any instruction!?

Writing Summaries in Haiku

Let's write a summary. A very short summary. With VERY strict rules.

Virtue or Vice?

Aristotle noted that positive traits and negative traits are often the same thing, but just in different amounts. The right amount is a virtue, but too much or too little and it's a vice.

Remixing A Holiday Poem

Let's take a classic Christmas poem and remix it to work with another holiday!

Better Stories Part 1: The Big Idea

Part 1 of Writing Better Stories

We open our unit on narrative writing with a big idea: "structure increases creativity." I show how this is true by bringing in examples from across all disciplines.

Characters’ Talents and Multiple Intelligences

How do characters from novels line up with Gardner's Multiple Intelligences?

Better Stories Part 3: Literary Themes

Part 3 of Writing Better Stories

A typical student narrative includes plot and characters but lacks a larger idea to hold it all together. This is where a lesson on themes comes in…

Better Stories Part 5: Plot Structure

Part 5 of Writing Better Stories

Ever read a student's story that was just event after event after event and then a very sudden ending? They lack an understanding of a plot's structure. With the help of Finding Nemo, I break down how to set up a well-structured plot.

Improving Presentations 1: Watching The Greats

Part 1 of Better Presentations

Get better at giving presentations by studying the greats!

Motivation and Moral Development

Can someone do the right thing, but for the wrong reason?

Analyze Characters Using Philosophy

What is the Brick Pig's philosophy? How would he apply it to the characters in Harry Potter?

Fancier Figurative Language: Start with a Cliche

Part 1 of Fancier Figurative Language

We'll start with the cliché "as cold as ice" and go somewhere much more interesting.

Synonym Graphs

So, which is happiest: happy, joyful, or ecstatic? Which is most temporary?

Propaganda and Logical Fallacies

Let's see how propaganda techniques can make even something great seem bad.

Writing in Pilish

Pi can go beyond circles! What if you wrote using the digits of pi as your guide?

Back to School: Rewriting The Beatles’ “Help!”

Can your students come up with a one-syllable word to sum up their time away from school? And then rewrite The Beatles' song Help!?

Random Emoji Prompt Generator

Part 1 of Emoji Prompts

Click up an interesting, visual writing prompt suitable for any grade or purpose.

Greek and Latin Word Part Paths

How can we go from Biology to Immobile?

Academic Love Letters

What if Kylo Ren wrote a love letter to Abe Lincoln or the Sahara Desert wrote one to the Moon?

Sets of Idioms

Part 1 of Idioms

An ongoing series to expose students to five related idioms.

Upgrading Compare and Contrast Writing

Upgrade compare and contrast writing with just a couple of key words.

Teach Non-Fiction Writing Structure With Fractals

Did you ever notice that the structure of an essay is very similar to the structure of a paragraph? Hmm…

“Its Big Day” – A Children’s Story About Its and It’s

Let's spice up a typically dull lesson about the difference between "its" and "it's" by asking students to write a children's story about the adventures of a critter named It.

Words Within Words: Intro (Soldier)

How many words can you find within SOLDIER? 20? 35? 50? Even more!?

Not Like The Others: Charlotte’s Web

Students will determine which of the characters is not like the others.

A Halloween Costume Gone Wrong

Let's go roller skating in a Halloween costume! What could possibly go wrong?

Word Ladders: 4-Step Examples

Part 2 of Word Ladders

Examples of 4-Step Word Ladders! Don't know what a Word Ladder is? I have an introduction here.

Looking Closely at Holiday Photos

Let's write from multiple perspectives using an old timey holiday photo!

Changing Coordinating Conjunctions

What happens when we switch out a "but" with a "so"? An "and" with a "for"? How can such tiny words make such big differences?

Better Stories Part 2: Types of Conflict

Part 2 of Writing Better Stories

If your students' stories are packed with endless ninja fights or arguments between frenemies, it's time to expose them to a wider range of conflicts.

Run On or Not? – Concept Attainment

Can your students puzzle out the differences in these sentences - without any instruction!?

Ways to Start a Sentence – Level 2

Part 2 of Ways To Start Sentences

We'll show students how to add more variety to their writing by starting sentences with a reason, a prepositional phrase, and a simile.

Pronouns With Too Many Antecedents

What happens when a pronoun could refer to more than one noun? Big problems!

Writing Clear Directions

Can you write directions so clear that a group of kids can put a toy together with no illustrations?

Thanksgiving Photo Writing

Starting with an old-timey photo, students will write from a particular item's point of view.

Common English Words From Other Languages

Bored with typical spelling studies? Let's dig into the origins of common English words from other languages!

Plurals: An Inductive Spelling Lesson

Plural nouns in English are deliciously fascinating. Yet most plural lessons are so dull! In this experience, students are given a pile of plurals and then inductively create groups and pull out rules and patterns.

Antonym Paths

Does the antonym of an antonym bring us back to the same meaning?

Do Narrators Have Too Much Power?

Imagine being a character in a story. Are you worried that your story's narrator may inaccurately describe you? What if they reveal something you wanted to be kept secret? Do narrators have too much power!?

Advanced Alliteration and Consonance

Part 5 of Fancier Figurative Language

When students learn about alliteration, it's hard to steer them away from goofy tongue-twisters. Certainly, there must be more powerful and practical ways of using alliteration. In this lesson, I draw on delicious examples from Shakespeare to show how a very advanced writer used alliteration. Then, I break those ideas down so students can try them out.

Studying and Remixing “The Raven”

Ready to push kids beyond the boring, old ABAB rhyme scheme and into something a bit more complex?

Parts of Speech Party: Introduction (Check)

Part 1 of Parts of Speech Party

How many ways can we use "check" in a paragraph? And can your students spot when it's a verb, or a noun, or an adjective?

Word Pyramids

Start with a one letter word, add another letter, then add another. How tall can you make the pyramid?

Literary Technique: Juxtaposition

Put a grumpy character next to a joyful one and they make each other stand out even more. Opposites are powerful!

Ways to Start a Sentence – Part 3

Part 3 of Ways To Start Sentences

We'll show students how to add more variety to their writing by starting sentences with gerunds, participle phrases, and absolute phrases.

Ambiguous Sentences

Rather than just demand that students "write clearly," we'll explore the hazards of poorly written sentences… and maybe create one of our own!

Analyze Paragraphs: Baseball

Students will read three paragraphs about the same topic, decide what makes each one different, and then create a super-paragraph!

Simple or Compound Sentences – Concept Attainment

Can your students puzzle out the differences in these two types of sentences - without any instruction!?

Bobbing for Apples

What is bobbing for apples like… for an apple?

Stories with the Same Problems and Solutions

Have you ever noticed that some stories have awfully similar problems? What if we looked for the most unusual way of solving a repeating problem?

Complex or Compound – Concept Attainment

Can your students puzzle out the difference between these two types of sentences without any instruction!?

Greekymon Studies – Round 1

Part 10 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

What might a creature named "Ursolunascope" be like?

Improving Presentations 2: Planning The Outline

Part 2 of Better Presentations

After watching some great presenters, let's outline your presentation!

Word Ladders: 5-Step Examples

Part 3 of Word Ladders

Examples of 5-Step Word Ladders! Don't know what a Word Ladder is? I have an introduction here.

What’s In My Brain – Independent vs Dependent

What makes these clauses different?

Passive to Active Voice

n this lesson, students will not just fix passive sentences, but break active sentences as they learn to put the star of the sentence first.

Robot Writing: The Bridge

Part 1 of Robot Writing

One painting of a bridge. Three robots. Who wrote it best?

Think Like A Philosopher

What would Socrates have thought if he watched Frozen?

Analyze Suffixes: -ly, -less, and -ful

What exactly does adding -less do to a word?

Fancier Figurative Language: Move the Simile

Part 3 of Fancier Figurative Language

What if we started a sentence with the simile?

What would Poetry think about Prose?

Imagine that Poetry and Prose meet for the first time at a party? What would they say to each other? How would they feel? In this video, I guide kids through the process of writing a script in which these two forms of writing interact.

Parts of Speech Tournament

Which part of speech is most useful? Interesting? Strange?

Words Within Words: Ornament

How many words can you find within ORNAMENT?

Fixing Shakespearean Run-Ons

Can your students help The Bard? We'll fix five Shakespearean run-ons in three different ways.

Writing Technique: Contrast With Synonyms

Part 1 of Spice Up Your Writing

A specific technique to help students add some spice to their writing. We'll be contrasting two ideas using synonyms.

Analyze Paragraphs: Wolverines

Students will read three paragraphs about the same topic, decide what makes each one different, and then create a super-paragraph!

Parts of Speech Party – Gift

Part 2 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "gift" in a single paragraph? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

Analyze Paragraphs: Cucumbers

Students will read three paragraphs about the same topic, decide what makes each one different, and then create a super-paragraph!

Writing About Art: Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog

Part 4 of Writing About Art

Students will look closely at a piece of art and then write a structured poem about it.

Writing About Art: Chōshi in Shimosha

Part 3 of Writing About Art

Get your students writing some pretty darn impressive poetry based on Japan's most famous artist.

Word Ladders: 6-Step Examples

Part 4 of Word Ladders

Examples of 6-Step Word Ladders! Don't know what a Word Ladder is? I have an introduction here.

Writing About Art: Impression, Sunrise

Part 2 of Writing About Art

Students will create a surprisingly good poem based on Monet's Impression, Sunrise.

Comparing Characters’ Bedrooms

What item's in a character's bedroom would reflect their deepest desires? And what if they toured a similar character's room?

Order, Chaos, and the Holiday Season

Let's write a holiday song about order and chaos!

Holiday Writing: Packing Crates

Students will look closely at this old image and write a short, structured poem.

Robot Writing: Volcano

Part 2 of Robot Writing

Read three pieces of writing from three different robots about the same beautiful painting of a volcano. Who wrote it best?

Writing About Art: Twilight in the Wilderness

Part 5 of Writing About Art

Students will write about a beautiful painting from Frederic Edwin Church.

Prefixes and Suffixes in Other Languages

Let's go beyond merely memorizing word parts and instead analyze across languages. How do other languages make a word the opposite?

Words Within Words: SCARECROW

How many words can you find within "scarecrow"?

Writing Technique: 3 Dependent Clauses

Part 3 of Spice Up Your Writing

A specific technique to help students add some spice to their writing. We'll be writing sentences with three dependent clauses.

Writing Technique: Opposite Adjectives

Part 2 of Spice Up Your Writing

A specific technique to help students add some spice to their writing. We'll be using antonyms to describe the same topic!

Parts of Speech Party – Well

Part 6 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "well"? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

Words Within Words: CRANBERRY

How many words can you find within "cranberry"?

Fancier Figurative Language: Advanced Repetition

Part 4 of Fancier Figurative Language

Is your students' use of repetition limited to, "The girl was very, very, very fast."? Let's borrow some ideas from Shakespeare!

Analyze Paragraphs: Empire State Building

Students will read three paragraphs about the same topic, decide what makes each one different, and then create a super-paragraph!

Idiom Tasks

Part 2 of Idioms

Four fantastically terrific tasks for a weekly idiom study.

Doubling Up Writing: Anadiplosis

Part 4 of Spice Up Your Writing

Repeating words can be what you want, if what you want is an interesting effect. (Psst, that's an example of anadiplosis!)

Analyze Paragraphs: Tomatoes

Students will read three paragraphs about the same topic, decide what makes each one different, and then create a super-paragraph!

Holiday Emoji Story 🚚

Part 1 of Holiday Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🚚🎁🤔🐶🫣

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Alpha

Part 2 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Parts of Speech Party – Limit

Part 8 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "limit"? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

Earthquakes – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 2 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about earthquakes back into the correct order?

Change A Story’s Genre

What if we rewrote a story's climax into a totally different genre?

Writing Technique: Triple Anadiplosis!

Part 5 of Spice Up Your Writing

Have students mastered the art of anadiplosis: ending one sentence with the beginning of the next? Now it's time to take it to the next level!

Halloween Emoji Story 🕷️

Part 1 of Halloween Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🕷️🕸️📩🔑🚪.

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Theta

Part 9 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Parts of Speech Party – Thanks

Part 7 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "thanks"? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

What’s In My Brain: May vs May

Students will determine when "may" is used for possibility and when it's used for permission.

Words Within Words: STUFFING

Students will build words using the letters found in "STUFFING."

Sets of Idioms Related to Food

Part 4 of Idioms

Five sets of five idioms, all related to food.

Aquamorphotron (Greek and Latin)

Part 4 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Aquamorphotron, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

What’s In My Brain – The Park vs The Museum

Can students figure out the differences between sentences with past progressive and simple past tenses using the concept attainment model?

Halloween Emoji Story 🎃

Part 3 of Halloween Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🎃🕯️📖💥👻.

Holiday Emoji Story ⛷️

Part 5 of Holiday Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about ⛷️🌨️🌲🐻🤝

Five Sets of Bird and Bug Idioms

Part 3 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to birds (and bugs).

What’s In My Brain: Painting vs Painting

Can the concept attainment model make transitive and intransitive verbs interesting? In my experience, it sure can!

Words Within Words: Nutcracker

How many words can you find within NUTCRACKER?

Words Within Words: COBWEB

How many words can you find within COBWEB?

Words Within Words: CORNMAZE

How many words can you find within CORNMAZE?

Think Like An Author: Hemingway vs Dickens

What if your students rewrote Dickens in the style of Hemingway and vice versa?

Mother’s Day Cards

Let's write the cleverest Mother's Day cards you've ever seen!

Progressive or Simple Tenses – Concept Attainment

Can your students puzzle out the differences between these two tenses - without any instruction!?

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Zeta

Part 7 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Epsilon

Part 6 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Greekymon Studies – Round 2

Part 11 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

What might a creature named "Hypermnemonicus" be like?

Words Within Words: Wreath

How many words can you find within WREATH?

Super Specific Similes – Slimy Broccoli

Part 3 of Super Specific Similes

Students will make this slimy broccoli simile seriously specific.

Pyrostasis (Greek and Latin)

Part 2 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Pyrostasis, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Sets of Idioms Related to Numbers

Part 5 of Idioms

Two sets of idioms related to numbers.

Sets of Idioms Related to Body Parts

Part 6 of Idioms

Five sets of five idioms, all related to body parts!

Super Specific Similes: Quick Baby

Part 1 of Super Specific Similes

Let's make this simile about a quick baby even more specific.

Emoji Stories 🏰

Part 2 of Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🏰📚🔍🔐🚪.

Chronosonarium (Greek and Latin)

Part 6 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Chronosonarium, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Gamma

Part 5 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Beta

Part 3 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Geosynth (Greek and Latin)

Part 3 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Geosynth, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Writing About Art: Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons

Part 1 of Writing About Art

Students will create a pretty darn interesting poem about Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons.

Robot Writing: Acropolis

Part 3 of Robot Writing

One painting of ruins. Three robots. Three pieces of writing. Who wrote it best?

Halloween Emoji Story 🌕

Part 2 of Halloween Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🌕🌲👣😱💨.

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Eta

Part 8 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Thermocryptograph (Greek and Latin)

Part 5 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Thermocryptograph, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Plexidemokinesis (Greek and Latin)

Part 8 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Plexidemokinesis, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Analyze Suffixes: -en

Students will note the effects of adding a suffix to a word and then look for counter-examples to those patterns.

Words Within Words: General

How many words can you find within "general"?

Words Within Words: Leopard

How many words can you find within "leopard"?

Words Within Words: TEACHER

How many words can you find within TEACHER?

Coral Reef – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 7 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about the coral reef back into the correct order?

Super Specific Similes: Stinky Seaweed

Part 4 of Super Specific Similes

Students will make this simile about stinky seaweed super specific.

Holiday Emoji Story 🎅

Part 2 of Holiday Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🎅🛷🌀🚀🌍

Holiday Emoji Story ☃️

Part 3 of Holiday Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about ☃️👑🏔️🔭✨

Holiday Emoji Story 🍪

Part 4 of Holiday Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🍪🥛🔍🐾🦌

Greekymon Studies – Round 3

Part 12 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

What might a creature named "Aquacornus Rex" be like?

Multiple Meaning Matcher – Delta

Part 4 of Multiple Meaning Matchers

Can your students match multiple meanings of the same five words?

Idioms about Weather

Part 7 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to the weather.

Hydromagnaphone (Greek and Latin)

Part 7 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Hydromagnaphone, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Psycholunaphase (Greek and Latin)

Part 9 of Greek and Latin Word Parts

Using the word Psycholunaphase, students will create an invention, a creature, or a spell.

Parts of Speech Party – Change

Part 5 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "change"? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

The Great Sphinx – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 11 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about The Great Sphinx back into the correct order?

Automobiles – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 3 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about automobiles back into the correct order?

Trains – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 5 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about trains back into the correct order?

Robot Writing: Orchestra

Part 4 of Robot Writing

Read three pieces of writing from three different robots based on a beautiful painting and decide who wins!

Super Specific Similes – Strong Uncle

Part 4 of Super Specific Similes

Let's make this simile about a strong uncle even more specific.

Idioms About Money

Part 8 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to money.

Parts of Speech Party – Fruit

Part 4 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "fruit"? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

Parts of Speech Party – Care

Part 3 of Parts of Speech Party

How many different ways can we use the word "care"? Let's find out in this Parts of Speech Party!

Word Pyramid: D to ASIDE

Students will move from D to ASIDE by adding one letter at each step.

Words Within Words: Airplane

How many words can you find within airplane?

Words Within Words: Saturn

How many words can you find within Saturn?

Words Within Words: PARKING

How many words can you find within PARKING?

Rainclouds – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 8 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about rain clouds back into the correct order?

Washington, DC – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 4 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about Washington, DC back into the correct order?

Super Specific Similes: Loud Class

Part 2 of Super Specific Similes

Let's make this simile about a loud class super specific!

Emoji Stories 🚗

Part 5 of Emoji Prompts

Students will write a story about 🚗🗺️🌋🐉🌉

Emoji Stories 🤖

Part 4 of Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🤖💃🎵🕺🐔.

Idioms About Fire

Part 10 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to fire!

Idioms About Red

Part 9 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to the color red.

Word Pyramid: U to Brush

Add a letter at each step to form a new word. Can you connect the starting point and ending point?

Word Pyramid: M to CAMPUS

Add a letter at each step to form a new word. Can you connect the starting point and ending point?

Words Within Words: Menorah

How many words can you find within MENORAH?

Words Within Words: LATKES

How many words can you find within LATKES?

The Moon – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 6 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about The Moon back into the correct order?

Word Pyramid: I to LIONS

Add a letter at each step to form a new word. Can you connect the starting point and ending point?

Word Pyramid: O to Stones

Add a letter at each step to form a new word. Can you connect the starting point and ending point?

Word Pyramid: T to PLANET

Add a letter at each step to form a new word. Can you connect T and PLANET?

Words Within Words: WESTERN

How many words can you find within WESTERN?

Great Sloths – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 9 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about great sloths back into the correct order?

Pluto – Mixed Up Paragraph

Part 10 of Mixed Up Paragraphs

Can you use the context clues to get these sentences about Pluto back into the correct order?

Emoji Stories 🐻

Part 3 of Emoji Prompts

Students will create a story about 🐻🎩🎙️🐰🤣.