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Why do we add S to some words but ES to others? And when a word ends with Y, how do we know whether to change the Y to I before adding the plural suffix? And why on earth does knife become knives? You can unravel these mysteries with six simple rules.
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Spelling Rules for Making Words Plural (Video + Poster!)

Curious about spelling rules for making words plural, such as why we add S to some words but ES to others? Find answers in this comprehensive blog post!

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Always Write

(corbettharrison.com) Always Write: An Original Writer's Notebook Lesson from Corbett. One of the most amazing writing sites I've ever seen and explored! If I ever teach middle school or high school English again - this site will be a best friend!

Commonly misspelled English words - #infographic -- Created by Your Dictionary, a super user-friendly online dictionary and thesaurus, the chart lists words that are most commonly misused and misspelled. - Each card includes the definition of the word and an example of using it in a sentence. - Via Design Taxi.
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Commonly misspelled English words (infographic)

We’ve shared recently 12 most misused English words, and here is the chart that deals with the same topic. Created by Your…

600 Other Ways to Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary
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600 Other Ways To Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary |

Helps students reduce cliche language with these 600 "other ways to say."

6 Types of Narration - Infographic | Now Novel

Types of narration provide many ways to tell a story. See this graphic on the 6 major narrator types and the strengths and limitations of their POVs.

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How and why to use whom in a sentence via The Oatmeal
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How and why to use whom in a sentence - The Oatmeal

This is a grammar comic about the proper usage of who versus whom.


The Write Stuff | Writing Tips and Resources for Kids - Jump Into a Book

Do you have a budding author in your home. Encourage your child's love of writing and storytelling with these Writing Tips and Resources for Kids.

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I have noticed an increased amount of “RTI” pins on pinterest lately and I’ve decided to touch on this subject. I have put in several hours of research into RTI (Response to Intervention) . I can write about this program on and on and on, but I am going to try my best and explain our RTI process during the next couple of posts (they’ll be short, I PROMISE). The first question is how to start RTI. Many states provide the RTI program for teachers and train them, but then there are those that…

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Get a funny take on today's popular news, entertainment, lifestyle, and video content -- all written by the people who bring you those funny ecards.


McDonald Publishing Elements Of Literature Colossal Poster

MC-V1658 - This huge, colorful poster clearly defines nine important elements of literature: plot, theme, setting, characterization, conflict, mood, style, tone, and point of view. The teacher's guide contains additional information about the elements, teaching suggestions, and related instructional activities.

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Poetry Bookmark | McDonald

This colorful, bookmark holds definitions of several types of poetry (cinquain, haiku) on one side and definitions of poetry terms (alliteration, meter, rhyme scheme)

Teachingisagift: HUGE PI DAY CELEBRATION AND FREEBIES~ How to integrate LANGUAGE ARTS with your PI Day activities:)


March 14th is PI Day. I have never celebrated this day with my class before. The main reason I have never celebrated it would be that the date falls during our March Break holiday. I LOVE all things math...well things that make math more interesting and engaging. My class and I will celebrating PI Day on the 18th of March, which is the first day AFTER our spring break. Using a variety of resources, I have put together a package of engaging and hands-on activities for the students to…

Sketchnotes template for organizing an idea
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Sketchnotes template for organizing an idea

Grammar Mug - Too, To, Two

Fun grammar Mug - Too, to, two Dishwasher safe