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Coat of Arms Project
This is a project that could be done in middle school or high school. I like to do this when I teach about knights in British literature. It contains definitions, clip art of animals, colors and their symbols that were used in creating a blazon. Finally, there is a template that can be printed.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: others
Downloads: 18


 
Rules for Using Dashes
Dashes are more complicated than you may think, so I have tried to demystify them. There are two types that I explain, and I refer to hyphens as well. It ends with an exercise.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
Werewolves
This is a cloze activity for Halloween. There is some interesting information about werewolves that I tried to keep at a student level. Check out the website to find out more information. Happy Halloween!
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 4


 
Pre-Reading for Call of the Wild: Info. on Wolves
This is part of the beginning of The Call of the Wild unit. It is a reading comprehension about wolves. There is a chart to complete after the reading. Carla Horne
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
Geometric Shapes
This is a sponge or short activity that can be done the last few minutes of class. It focuses on recognizing triangles, diamonds, and rectangles and writing the numbers as words. You could also have the students color the shaped different colors.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 8


 
Earth and Mars
Before I taught The War of the Worlds, I did some nonfiction activities about Earth and Mars. There are two charts of information. A picture of the two planets, questions, fill-in-the-blank sentences with a word bank, and an interesting picture of what NASA believes to be a Martian fossil. Also, there is an answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 3


 
Jack London and the Naturalism Genre
This is an introduction to naturalism, Jack Londonīs writing style, and his book THE CALL OF THE WILD. Allegories are defined, and there is a cloze activity to go with the reading. Plus, I have a word bank.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 8


 
Summer Treasures Activities
I took a ws I did a long time ago and added a couple of words. I then created a word search and "look and find" ws to go along with it. Itīs mainly for spelling and for fun.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Type: others
Downloads: 8


 
"Autumn Fires"
This is a short poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. It contains alliteration and is a good poem to discuss the use of the five senses in figurative language.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 5


 
Review for Vocabulary Chapters 1-3 The War of the Worlds
This is a gap exercise for vocabulary words from Dover Publishingīs Childrenīs adaptation of The War of the Worlds. I use this with my 10th grade class because it is only a little over a hundred pages, and we can read it before Halloween. I have also included a puzzle with a hidden message and an answer key. In my worksheets, I have two more handou...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 7

 


Adjectives and Questions for Elementary Students
This power point features Coco, a black American cocker spaniel, explaining the questions that adjectives answer about nouns and pronouns. There is also a link to a video of the song "How Much is that Doggie in the Window?" Carla Horne

Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 11


Adjectives
This is my version an adjective ppt for older students who are intermediate learners. It also explains the questions that adjectives answer.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 12


Conjunctive Adverbs
This is a very short exercise focusing on conjunctive adverbs that join two independent clauses. I hope it helps.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Eldorado" by Edgar Allan Poe Lesson
This is another poem by Edgar Allan Poe, "Eldorado." It is a short poem, and I begin this lesson with some vocabulary words and note. I then have the poem and one illustration. The choose-the-correct-answer sentences are easy, and so is the wordsearch. I end with one final illustration. I hope that ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Hope" by Emily Dickinson
This is an exercise about Dickinsonīs poem "Hope." I have illustrated and provided the free onlinedictionary url for the words. I then have some mulitiple-choice interactive questions and a wordsearch. I hope it is helpful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Annabel Lee" Online Lesson
This exercise goes with my ws. Again it has the poem, a note about who Annabel Lee was, three comprehension questions, and a wordsearch. I tried to put a Youtube video in, but it just didnīt work. Sorry!

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Punctuating Titles
This exercise explains and gives several examples for using underlining or using quotation marks with titles of literature, drama, and other media.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


"Heart! We Will Forget Him" by Emily Dickinson
This is a short poem by Emily Dickinson. It is simple to understand once the students understand the vocabulary, which I have provided the definitions and a link to the free online dictionary.com. There are also a few choose the answer questions and a wordsearch. I hope it is useful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100


"The Bells" by Edgar Allan Poe
I put a link for students to go to read the poem because it is so long. They also have a wordsearch and five questions to answer about the poem. I hope it is useful.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


"The Face in the Trees" Lesson
This is a poem about polluting the environment and how nature is personified as a face in the trees. I have defined "illusion" and "sigh," and I created a small wordsearch. (There is a hyperlimk to a dictionary.)This lesson is to make us more aware of the environment and how poetry can be a vehicle ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"Kaboom!"
The poem, "Kaboom!" is about the literary term, onomatopoeia, and miners. It gives students the idea that not all "treasures" are about money. I have included some questions and a word search.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


"There Will Come Soft Rain" Lesson
This is a lesson based on Sara Teasdaleīs poem "There Will Come Soft Rain." Alliteration, peronification, imagery, and the theme are explained. There is also a wordsearch, questions, and some pictures.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100