Use my powerpoint with this "Writing an Explanatory Text Research Paper". It is a 53 page powerpoint including mini-lessons. This file that is free has some practice activities for conventions and titles. This is be used in conjunction with the power point.
Are you looking for fun ways to teach grammar in your classroom? Grammar can be a beast of it's own. I don't want to say it's the ugly stepsister of teaching, but it can be if it's not implemented in a fun and meaningful way
Included: 1 page intro for teachers 2 page student worksheet 2 page answer sheetDepending on the child, the book and this activity are for readers from 3rd to 6th grade who are reading at a 5th grade level..I wrote this worksheet to be used by a very capable third grade language arts group as a fun activity to go along with reading The BFG by Roald Dahl.
FUN video to teach connotation and denotation - to the popular One Direction song "You Don't Know You're Beautiful." Connotation is a words suggested meaning or emotional association. Some words carry a positive connotation; some words carry a negative connotation. Denotation is the literal, dictionary definition of a word.