Even More Elementary English Language Arts Lesson Plans

  • 2 Weeks Plans on Sentences - Teacher will introduce skill for today by telling the students the information needed to do the required language arts task on conventions and grammar.
  • 2 Weeks Reading Plans - Looking at how to approach new vocabulary words.
  1. Adjectives, Nouns and Verbs - Students will understand the importance of the various parts of speech in the multiple forms of communication.
  2. All about nouns/Persuasive Writing - To identify nouns in each sentence, become familiar with correctly writing the different format of nouns (common, singular, plural, and possessive).
  3. Amelia Bedelia - Speaking, listening, and writing in such a way that will be clearly understood.
  4. Author's Purpose and Motivation - In this lesson students use short reading passages to identify, explain, and discuss the author's purpose for writing.
  5. Awesome Adjectives! - Students should know good adjectives from bad adjectives!
  6. Beauty and the Beast - Fairy tales will help them think about situations they may find themselves in.
  7. Build What I Write - The students will be able to write sequential directions for the process the used to build their original designs.
  8. Busy as a Bee - The purpose of this activity is to expose students to similes and how they can be used in writing.
  9. Character Traits-Character Sketch - Students will use the taught prewriting strategy of gathering details and events to organize their their writing.
  10. Classifying Closed Syllables - The lesson is designed to help students identify closed syllable types.
  11. Collaborative Project - Students will gain a deeper understanding of Native American tribes described in our social studies books.
  12. Creating Your Own Myth - Students will learn about the components of myths and create their own within a cooperative pair or group.
  13. Descriptive Writing - Students will learn that a good description is a picture in words that helps the reader see, hear, taste, smell, or feel something that the writer has experienced.
  14. Drop Everything And Read - Students will identify and define main idea and identify relevant details of reading passages.
  15. Eagle KWL - The students will investigate and understand the basic needs and characteristics of eagles.
  16. Elena - The learner will apply strategies and skills to understand text that is read and heard.
  17. Folktales - Students will be able to distinguish folktales and their origin.
  18. Genres/Expository Text - Student will be able to distinguish between nonfiction and fiction genres.
  19. Getting to Know Each Other - Goals - Students use speaking and listening to interact with others for the purposes of contributing to a class.
  20. Hayrides and Fall - Students will answer comprehension questions from orally presented text.
  21. Heritage Introduction - Have you ever read a books about heritage?
  22. Holes, Cause and Effect - Given significant events from a story, the students will be able to construct a chain of events using cause and effect.
  23. Identifying Suffixes - The students will learn and be able to read words with suffixes and use the Phonics/Decoding strategy to determine the meaning of new vocabulary.
  24. "Invisible You" - Recognizing "invisible you" as the subject of a sentence when the subject is not in a written word.
  25. Johnny Appleseed - Determines the meaning of unknown words using their context.
  26. Jump Into A Story - Students will understand how they can use their bodies to act out situations or to tell a story.
  27. Katie's Trunk; Cause and Effect - Infer cause and effect Explain cause and effect Identify a chain of cause and effect events.
  28. Reading the "The Baker's Neighbor" - The students will become familiar with the play, The Baker's Neighbor.
  29. Let's Start-Snack Foods - Students can solve problem of lacking something and negotiating to get what they need.
  30. Learning Letters / Sounds - To teach the pupil the letters of the alphabet and to becoming automatic in alphabet sequencing.
  31. Match Mine - The goal of this task is not to correctly place a pattern, but to use correct communication skills to relay information.
  32. Meaningful Super Sentences - Using cooperative grouping TSW will use the writing process to create a complex sentence.
  33. Meet The Library - Learn to ask questions in a library setting and following directions. Become familiar with vocabulary and methods of finding information.
  34. Meeting Up With New Vocabulary - Introducing the fifteen vocabulary words and teaching dictionary skills.
  35. Mr. Popper's Penguins - Through this section definitions and terms of summarization will be recalled and understood.
  36. My Hikew - The class will then express their feelings and compare those to the ones of the student who wrote the poem.
  37. New Reporting - I will introduce the lesson by polling the students to see how many of them watch the news.
  38. Note Taking /Expository Text - Students will independently complete note taking form that has been completed by identifying the most important ideas of focus of the selection, paraphrasing the information adequately, and notes will be organized in a meaningful sequence.
  39. Officer Buckle and Gloria - By reading colorful language that involves the senses (sight, sound, smell), the students will gain an understanding of how an author might engage the reader.
  40. Oil Spill! - Students will be learning about the effects of an oil spill in an ocean.
  41. Owl in the Family - Students will explore the world of owls by reading the novel Owls in the Family, and research web sites devoted to owls.
  42. Owl Literacy & Technology Plan - A literacy activity that incorporates a WebQuest based on the novel "Owls in the Family" by Farley Mowat.
  43. Personal Narrative - Imagine you were walking outside and you saw a huge tree.
  44. Persuasive Writing - Students will be able to write a short personal letter with a logically organized sequence, broken into paragraphs.
  45. Phonics and Two Syllable Words - Write a closed three syllable word on the board. Ask if any student can read the word.
  46. Pictures Helping Use Of Similes - Illustrations increase understanding of similes.
  47. Poetry - Cinquain - After hearing, seeing and discussing examples of cinquains, the learner will write a cinquain using all components correctly about rain on a drop shape.
  48. Pot of Gold - The children will be able to express thoughts and ideas into dictating a story aloud and build a cooperative environment with others in the group by building to story off of one another sentences.
  49. Pronouns - The students will demonstrate their understanding of replacing nouns with pronouns, and sentence combining with subject pronouns.
  50. Questions - Students will be able to identify and write interrogative sentences.
  51. Reading and Slang - Reading English text book to know how to talk properly without using slang.
  52. Report Form: Unlocking Key Facts - Students will learn a process for gathering and organizing factual information from reports using a specific technique called Report Form.
  53. R-E-S-P-E-C-T - The student uses varied strategies to comprehend bodies of work.
  54. Sequence of Events - The students will learn and understand sequence of events.
  55. Spelling Relay - Children will have reviewed the spelling words. Children will be able to jump-rope from start to finish.
  56. Start the Year Organized - The students will improve their preparedness to begin another year of school.
  57. Strategies for Time - Students will gain the ability to find "right there" answers in a text when asked to answer comprehension questions.
  58. Summarizing/Pronouns/Prefixes - To enable children to summarize Use prefixes with an awareness of the meaning and how they can alter the meaning of the root word.
  59. Syllables - Student will become knowledgeable of syllables, their importance in reading and speech, as well as how to diagram words according to their syllables.
  60. Take Note! - In this short exercise students will learn the beginning concepts of note taking and paraphrasing.
  61. The Big 6: Application - Students will apply the information problem solving model of The Big 6.
  62. The Mystery Files - The goals of this lesson are to help students understand the key concepts of Analysis and Interpretation from what they read.
  63. The Personal Touch - In addition to providing an opportunity to practice clarity and thoroughness in writing, students are made aware of some of the subtle nonverbal messages in common social situations involving hand touching.
  64. The Three Main Author's Purpose - In this lesson, students will identify and use unique characteristics of texts to determine an author's purpose as, persuade, inform, or entertain.
  65. Ticket to Curlew Word Study - Students will be able to continue to work on their grammar and apply their background knowledge of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs to a context of literature.
  66. Two Bad Ants - Students will have a better understanding of the story. Students will be able to summarize the story in their own words.
  67. What and Why We Read? - Given classroom instruction the student(s) will improve on practical and functional reading skills through discussion, explanation and interpretation with guidance and support from the teacher.
  68. What the Heck are Nouns? - This week, students will continue to learn about nouns. We will discuss common and proper nouns and review nouns in general.
  69. We the Kids - Students will investigate the Preamble to the Constitution and make it more meaningful to them.
  70. Writing An Autobiography, act.4-31 - Writing about ourselves and creating others.
  71. Writing and Comprehension Strategies - To introduce a comprehension learning strategy that will help students visually recall the story that they read.
  72. Yingtao's New Friend - Students will complete a compare and contrast chart or Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting Yingtao and his new friend as well as compare and contrast themselves with a friend, also using a chart or Venn Diagram.

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