Grade 6 English Language Arts
The title says it all! This is a list of 100 writing prompts, suitable for all ages of writers.
A to Z Teacher Stuff is a teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more.
Terrific short stories and plays to read to your class.
Academic Skill Builders
Teacher Professional Development by subject and grade.
AudioOwl Free Audio Books
The BBC has a terrific site for English, Math and Science learning. The activities are highly interactive and engaging!
A generic book report for students to complete. This document includes a student handout, graphic organizers, and an evaluation sheet.
Brain Teasers, Puzzles and Riddles
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary allows users to enter any word and be given the definition and pronunciation of that word.
Children's University of Manchester
This webquest was designed with the Grade 8 Science Curriculum before the renewal process began, but also contains some ELA aspects regarding the myths and stories behind the constellations. There are three parts to this webquest: discover a constellation and learn its story, create and name your own constellation, develop an original myth to accompany your constellation.
Find rich, hands-on learning experiences that can be searched by subject, theme, grade, media, and completion time.
Create your own crosswords to suit your needs using this very user-friendly site.
Could you describe brushing your hair without using the words "hair" or "brush"? This activity will make your students choose more descriptive words to illustrate their point.
Printable skills sheets for using the Dictionary.
Edistorm takes the metaphor of sticky notes on a boardroom wall and brings it online allowing anyone - anywhere to brainstorm with only a web browser.
Each user picks their favorite ideas and Edistorm brings the best ones forward.
This section features original grammar worksheets for teachers and parent-teachers to copy for their kids. Use them for teaching, reinforcement, and review.
A thematic exploration of the historical fiction novel "Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell.
Absolutely FREE online books! Thousands of novels, poems, stories and easy to read books online.
Over 25 lessons about figuative language and poetry! Wonderful resource!
This is a fun activity to complete after reading Holes by Louis Sachar. As students read the book, or as you read it aloud, have students pay special attention to the individual characters in the book. They will draw conclusions and make predictions about these characters in the future.
Select the appropriate age of your students and choose from a variety of Mathematics, Geography, Art, Science, Language Arts, etc. games.
Grade 6 ELA Topics
Both printable handouts and online interactive exercises for various grammar topics.
The students in Mrs. Taverna's class at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, New York learned about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. They have posted some quizzes, timelines, etc. for other students to use in their studies.
This lesson includes an Internet scavenger hunt, a brief read-aloud story, and a handful of additional activities.
Instant Poetry Forms
Interactive Whiteboard Links
Images, FAQs, biography, resources, etc. for Jack London.
This site offers 12 free, printable award certificates for a variety of achievements. You can also subscribe to the site for more choices.
Lit2Go MP3 Stories and Poems
You are a member of an advertising team hired by a wealthy philanthropist who wants you to design an ad campaign. You must find ways to educate people on the dangers of some products or messages.
Media Propoganda Webquest
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with activities and games.
This method of research is used to walk an entire class through the research process at the beginning of the year.
Myths and Legends Story Creator
Welcome to the Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales Internet project. We've compiled contributions from many authors to create this rich resource for learning about and writing in these genres.
Handouts and exercises on grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Busy teachers are always looking for new teaching ideas and ways to save time. The Saskatoon Public Schools OLC has compiled a list of online resources that their teachers have created or recommended.
Brief overview of the parts of a paragraph, writing a paragraph and the different kinds of paragraphs.
Students write a multi-paragraph persuisive essay on the topic of why they do not deserve a detention. A marking rubric is included, as well as exemplars of student writing.
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.
Students will create a "visual" biography of a famous figure, in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph and toppings represent supporting details.
Many free printable worksheets to help the student with their reading comprehension.
A step by step approach to writing a paper.
Teaching Resources, Student Activities, Reproducibles, and more!
Scholastic's Writing Games
The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education. There is a list of resources developed by SLN museums.
Easy to use forms that allow students to edit their own work or that of a peer.
Welcome to the "Shakespeare Is Elementary" web site! This page can be accessed by clicking on the "Shakespeare is Elementary" headline on each of the site's pages. We hope you enjoy your time spent with us and 'the Bard'!
Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about stories, folklore, and fairy tales. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
This collection of storytelling activities-developed by storyteller/author Heather Forest for her storytelling workshops with students, teachers, and librarians-can be expanded by educators into language arts lesson plans to support speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Students choose from a Character Map, a Conflict Map, a Resolution Map or a Setting Map. They enter in the specifics from their story and print their map.
This site gives concrete activities for studying, working with others, reading, concentrating, and more.
In this lesson, students become aware of the types and amounts of violence in children's programming, and how media violence influences young viewers.
Teachers Love Smart Boards
Harriet Tubman's life was a monument to courage and determination that continues to stand out in American history. This site gives some background information on the life of Harriet Tubman.
This WebQuest is designed for middle years students (grades 5-7) and is set up for use in the classroom. It has five main parts go through in order for students to not only find the facts but to understand and realize WHY the events took place as they did.Underground to Canada Webquest
In this lesson, students explore the gratuitous use of violence in televised sports. The lesson begins with a class discussion about the sports that students participate in, and the rules and consequences that relate to unsporting behaviour.
In this lesson, students become sensitized to the ways in which the use of language in the media can imply inequality between men and women.
Not only definitions but word games, reference articles and more are at this site.
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