50 New Free Teaching Resources for English Language Arts, 12-2015

Verb Sort Worksheet
by HomeworkHut


Verb Sort. This product is common core aligned! Hello there! This set includes 1 worksheet, with a correspo…

Gingerbread Writing Activities
by Love Me Do


I have created 4 different types of gingerbread man writing. Included are: -a wanted poster -how to trap a gingerbread man -the great escape (p…

RTI THURSDAYS WITH Lendahand’s Printables
by Michelle Lenahan


Each Thursday I am going to offer either a *Blackout Bingo Game ) *I Have Game ) * Power Point and Assessment ) FREE for 24 hours! When you…

Star Wars BB8 Game
by ESL Kidz


Here is a fun game with a star wars them. It is editable to fit your needs and can provide lots of fun in a learning environment. Enjoy!

FREE: ebook “Story Frameworks”
by Aussie FUN-KEYS


Make your children’s own beginner reading books by using Story Frameworks. “Story Frameworks” explains how to make and use story frameworks to …

Letter to Santa Freebie
by The Whole Wheat Class


Writing Santa a letter is a favorite Christmas tradition. Your students will find writing a letter to Santa simple and fun with this easy letter …

FREE Interactive pdf – Blank Words for My Story Maker
by Aussie FUN-KEYS


A4 Interactive pdf – type your own words and print out for My Story Maker Font – Century Gothic size 14pt (Same as My Story Maker) This useful …

How To Decorate a Gingerbread Man Writing Freebie
by Simply Southern Gal


A fun holiday writing to help make writing more fun during those last few weeks before break! Students will write how to decorate a gingerbread m…

Handwriting Exercise – The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog
by HomeworkHut


Handwriting Exercise. Hello there! This handwriting set includes 27 worksheets. The images are high resolution, and made to f…

Owl Moon Visualization Worksheet
by Laura Welch


This visualization worksheet goes with the book titled Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. The students are supposed to read the quote, draw a picture and co…

Speak Unit Lesson Plan
by Elisabeth Huber


This is a Unit Lesson Plan for Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson It includes lesson ideas for listening, writing, speaking, and language activities…

Personaje Principal
by Edda Brown


Los estudiantes tendran la oportunidad de escribir acerca del personaje principal del cuento leido en clase.

Christmas FREEBIE! {CVC fluency practice}
by 180 Days of Reading


Enjoy this Christmas Freebie! Students will love practicing CVC words with this game. Print and cut out the cards. Grab a cheap pancake flippe…

The Polar Express
by Sarah Hamilton


Use the movie, The Polar Express, to teach your students about similes and metaphors using this fun graphic organizer.

*FREEBIE* Rhyme Time Packet
by Struggling Learner Resources


Need to give your students some practice with advanced rhyming? Grab this FREEBIE for a matching worksheet and a Write Your Own couplet worksheet…

Meta Definitions for Nouns: Tier 2 Words for Grades 4-6
by Dr Karen Speech and Language


As a speech language pathologist, keeping up with relevant Tier 2 vocabulary for late elementary school can be confusing and time-consuming. When…

Pronoun HE, SHE, THEY visual
by SLP Materials


This visual helped me teach my student pronouns. If the he/she visual is confusing for your student, split it in half along the dotted line.

Meta Definitions for Nouns: Tier 2 Words for Grades 1-3
by Dr Karen Speech and Language


If you are a speech therapist working with students with language disorders, it can be tricky to determine the most important vocabulary words to…

Read & Question Bookmark
by Unbeelievable Teaching Ideas


This bookmark is a perfect tool to help increase reading comprehension. Students can use the guiding questions to help their thinking as they rea…

Meta Definitions for Nouns: Defining Nouns with a Metalinguistic Focus
by Dr Karen Speech and Language


Are you tired of drilling vocabulary words with your students with language disorders, only to have them quickly forget? Are your students strugg…

The Alphabet: Read It, Write It, Hear It, Learn It!
by Jenni Gilligan


This product encourages students to learn the alphabet by reading, writing, and hearing each letter. If you like this free sample, please check …

Happy New Year! FREEBIE New Year Writing
by Texas Teaching Gal


Happy New Year! Ring in the new year with some resolutions on making 2016 bright! Have your little learners illustrate their goals and write ab…

Ezra Jack Keats Author Study FREEBIE
by Dirt Road Teacher


Teach character traits and how characters respond to events while learning about the Ezra Jack Keats life and works. This sample uses the popular…

Elf on the Shelf Sight Words
by Accommodating Activities


Students will read targeted kindergarten and first grade sight words that are on a “shelf”. Students will then guess and click above one of the …

Interactive Sun & Earth Journal
by BloomsforKiddies


Enhance your science unit on the sun & earth with this journal. Students can use the journal to record their learning. The journal can be an…

Polar Express Activities
by Mary Lou Cheney-Jumping Into 2nd


Polar Express Activities *Vocabulary Writing *ABC Order *Compare/Contrast Book to Movie *Dictionary Express *North Pole Writing *Writing a Letter…

Socratic Seminar discussion worksheets
by Shakespeare in a Box


Over the years, I have found class discussion to be my most powerful tool to analyze text. That being said, few students know how to have an acad…

Holiday Game Board Freebie
by Tales From the Third Degree


Print this game board out onto card stock, laminate, or slide into a page protector, grab a couple dice, and you’re ready to go! I use this with …

All-purpose essay outline and rubric
by Shakespeare in a Box


Inside, please find the only essay outline that your students will ever need. Student friendly terms and simple boxes will help any child organi…

Emperor’s New Clothes Core Knowledge Writing Book
by Maria Arvonio


Book Includes: *story *vocabulary practice *phonics practice *multiple choice *Short and extended response *Music Connection *ABC trace *Rubric

Mini-Broadcast Interview Project
by Elisia Harkins


The Art of Interviewing: Are you looking for a quick lesson plan for your Broadcast Journalism Students to understand about Interviewing? If you …

Ready-Made Comprehension Maps for Fiction or Non-Fiction
by Ryan’s Rowdy Rugrats


This set of maps include the basic comprehension maps. It saves the kids a lot of time to have them printed out and ready to go. In the beginni…

Hand Summarizing Graphic Organizer
by Kimberly Johnson


This is a great graphic organizer for students to review the who, what, where, when, why, and how of any subject!

Would You Rather Language Activity for Winter
by Tiger’s Tales


This fun activity works like a “Would You Rather” type game. Each tab at the bottom has two to four choices for students to discuss amongst them…

Here’s the Scoop Graphic Organizer
by Kimberly Johnson


This graphic organizer helps students organize their thoughts about something they experienced. There is space to write about what the students s…

New Years Workbook with Activities (55 pages)
by ESL Kidz


New Years Fun! Lots of worksheets and fun activities for all your young learners here! 50 pages! Ready to go, no prep needed, worksheets for cla…

Story Maps
by Windup Teacher


2 Story Maps with plenty of room to write or draw in. The first one is portrait style with space for: book title, author, characters, setting, p…

Coloring Page – Snowy Day by Keats
by Garduno King Designs


This coloring page is a simplified adaptation of Jack Ezra Keats’s “A Snowy Day”.

New Years Flashcards
by ESL Kidz


New Years Flashcard Set Here is a beautiful set of large, double-sided flashcards that have a picture on one side and the vocabulary word on the…

New Years Resolutions List
by ESL Kidz


Here is a great activity to do with your students during new years. It is a worksheet to have students write down things they want to achieve in …

Literary Vocabulary Terms
by Prager’s Pages


This is a beginners quiz for literary vocabulary.

Fry Sight Word Fluency AND Comprehension 1-32 FREEBIE
by More Than English


32 of the first 100 Fry sight words in card format. Each word is used in an original sentence to build fluency and comprehension What makes th…

Proofreading Practice Journeys Quiz
by Fun with First Graders


These sentences are similar to the ones from my Proofreading Practice pages for Journeys Unit 2 and Unit 3. This is to be used as a quiz for a gr…

Missing Beginning Sounds – cvc u word families
by Newly Teacher


17 Days of Christmas; Day 7! Free for the first day only! Missing beginning sounds with cvc u word families. Students can use this as a center a…

cvc and sight words bundle.(146 pages for free today only)
by Eye Popping Fun Resources


You get everything in this bundle product.Cut and paste sentences for cvc words and sight words.Roll read and color for sight words and cvc and y…

Science for all Seasons-Freebie!
by Salandra Grice


Science fun has only begun with these free winter and summer themed science activities! Each activity includes a list of materials, procedures, a…

NIGHT Holocaust Reading List
by Created for Learning


NIGHT Holocaust Reading List TEXT: Night by Elie Wiesal LEVEL: 8th – 12th ·····························································…

Self Assessment Sheet
by Creative Teaching 101


This self assessment sheet can be used to help students reflect on an individual assignment or on the course you are teaching as a whole.

Writers’ Café Student Created Expectations for Writer and Listener
by Isabelle MacDonald


These expectations are meant to be shared with students and reviewed prior to a writers’ café. During such an activity, students share a finished…

by Mrs Attwooll’s Old Tricks


In order to allow students to concentrate fully on learning the consonants and their various combinations, the only vowels used in the exercises …

Winter Clothes Colouring Sheet
by Teddy and Bee


FREEBIE Winter clothes colouring sheet. The students must read the short sentence underneath each picture and colour the picture as directed. T…

Irregular Verb Conjugation Practice
by The Davis


Five charts for practising irregular verb conjugation, with answer keys. Enjoy!


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