In this printable 4-page activity, students use context clues to determine words or phrases that contain either “old” or “new.” Example: The ______ was an important part of President Roosevelt’s administration. Answer: New Deal Answer key included. $3
Many expressions contain the word “left” or “right,” and each of the 20 answers in this printable 3-page activity uses one of these words. Students read fill-in-the blank sentences and then use context clues to determine what word or phrase is appropriate. Answer key included. $3
Informative Writing: Researching and Writing about Time Capsules (4 pages, $3)
This 4-page printable activity combines history, research, and writing. Students read about time capsules in history (including Egyptian pyramids and the city of Pompeii), the etymology of "time capsule," the background and contents of the time capsule at the 1939 New York World' s Fair. Then they use prompts to write about items they would include in a time capsule today. Also included are ideas for further research.
Vocabulary Activities: British & American English (Gr. 7-10, 5 p., Ans. Key, $3)
As they mature, students often read material published in England or other parts of the U.K. This 5-page reproducible activity helps students understand differences in British and American English. It begins by noting and giving example of differences in spelling, punctuation, and pronunciation. Then students explore vocabulary differences. In a 2-page activity, they use context clues to “translate” British English words into American English.
Vocabulary Activities: Words and Phrases Using “Break” (3 Pages, Answer Key, $2)
In this printable 3-page activity, students use context clues to determine words or phrases that contain “break.” Example: Was Michael Jackson the first person to become famous for _______________ ? Answer: break dancing Answer key included. $2
What’s the Right Word? Vocabulary Fun and Spelling Fun (Posters, Task cards, $6)
This 18-page collection highlights ten pairs of words that are commonly confused and misused. The first ten pages are printable, easy-to-read posters that give mnemonics to easily remember the difference between the words and examples of the words used correctly. Next are printable task cards, a fill-in-the-blank answer sheet, and an answer key. $7
St. Patrick Grammar Practice: Claddagh Rings (2 Pages, Ans. Key Inc., $1.50)
In this printable, 2-page, no-prep activity, students learn about Ireland, the village of Claddagh, and the famous Irish Claddagh ring. Then they determine the parts of speech in various words in the material and solve a puzzle related to the parts of speech and the material they have read. An answer key is included. $1.50