This activity helps students bring together what they’ve learned to write a complete introduction, including the lead, bridge, and thesis statement.
This activity lists some Irish proverbs, and your students will explain what they think each one means.
Two poetry passages from classic literature are the focus of this irony worksheet.
Staying organized can be difficult, especially when you are trying to keep your writing and ideas well organized. With this printable Main Idea Graphic Organizer, students can keep their thoughts and ideas organized and separated based on their order of importance.
Mark Twain published A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court in 1889. Students read an excerpt from chapter 7 and answer questions.
Students read the beginning of Mark Twain’s essay “How to Tell a Story” and answer related questions.
Mark Twain is known for his fictional works, but he also wrote one of the best-selling travel books of all time: The Innocents Abroad. Students read an excerpt from Chapter 7 and answer questions.
Whether they are dangling or misplaces, these modifiers need to be corrected!
Charles Dickens published Oliver Twist in 1837. It is the story of a poor orphan named Oliver Twist and his many difficulties and adventures as he grows up. Students read the passage and answer questions.
Help your students learn how to better organize their ideas with this Main Idea Organizer. Students will be asked to come up with a title, write a main idea, and support the main idea with three written details. In order to excel at writing, it is important to learn how to construct paragraphs in a way that is easy for the reader to understand the argument.
An oxymoron is some seriously fun figurative language!
In this worksheet your student will place modifiers in sentences.
Frost wrote vibrant poetry about nature and the rural life. Below is one of his poems from a collection published in 1916. Students read it carefully and answer the questions.
Students read an excerpt from Romeo and Juliet and answer related questions.
Practice recognizing passive voice with this printable verbs worksheet. This activity asks students to read through the sentences and circle the number of each one that uses passive voice. Ideal for 8th – 10th grade, but can be used where appropriate.
William Shakespeare is known for his plays, but he also wrote over 150 sonnets. In this activity, students read one of his sonnets and write the rhyme scheme.
Bring some fun into the classroom with this activity that asks students to guess the meaning of Shakespeare’s famous sayings and phrases.
Students will learn about prologues in this activity and will enhance their skills by answering questions about the “Romeo and Juliet” excerpt.
Your student will determine which passage shows situational irony and which shows dramatic irony.
With this printable worksheet on editing and proofing, students will be asked to circle the number of the sentence that is grammatically correct. Ideal for 6th – 12th grade students, but can be used where needed.