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Alliteration
I use this handout to teach my 9th graders alliteration. Poetic terms are on our End of Course Test from the State of Georgia and on our English Language Arts Graduation Test, so we are always looking for a way to teach them. I hope that it helps someone else, too.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 4


 
Parts of Speech Reference Sheet with Exercise
This is a reference sheet with several sentences that tells what part of speech each word is in each sentence. On the second page there are five sentences for students to practice.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 4


 
"Harrison Bergeron" Anticipation Guide
This is a short anticipation guide to use before reading the short story "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. It prepares the students and will, hopefully, make them interested in the story.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 4


 
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


 
A Christmas Song/Poem
This is a cute little song/poem about wanting a hippopotamus for Christmas. I have defined some words and illustrated others. There is also a short comprehension exercise.
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 4


 
Words with More than One Job
Hi, This worksheet has one page that explains how some words can be different parts of speech depending upon the sentence. The second sheet has two small exercises and a few illustrations.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 3


 
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


 
Thanksgiving Poem and Trivia
This has a short poem that I illustrated and created 6 questions about it. There are also 5 trivia questions about Thanksgiving and turkeys in general. An answer key is included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 3


 
The War of the Worlds Chapters 4-7 Voc. Words and Sentences
This ws contains a list of the vocabulary words and an exercise of fill-in-the-blank sentences to go with them. The book I used is the Dover Publishing one.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 3


 
The End of Our Unit on The War of the Worlds
First, I have listed exactly what we have to accomplish. Next, I have a sheet explaining how to write a compare/contrast essay. The graphic organizer follows this, and finally I have examples of how an introduction and a conclusion could be written. Carla Horne
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 3