Language Arts

Local Legends Multimedia Project

Contributors: Josh Nisley | File type : Teaching Material

An assignment prompt that requires literature students to find and tell the stories from their own communities. Although the prompt is written for students from Northwestern Pennsylvania, it can be ad... Read More

Grammar Songs: Practical Grammar Songs for Grades 3-6

Contributors: Spencer Weaver | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Learning grammar doesn't have to be a soul-crushing exercise in memorizing arcane rules and terms as Spencer and his students demonstrate in this video. Grammar songs not only make learning more livel... Read More

Diagramming Sentences: Strategies for Learning Sentence Structure

Contributors: Deana Swanson | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Do your English students struggle with diagramming sentences? Sentence diagramming is a classic method for helping students see the structure of a complete thought, but the process can get messy, espe... Read More

Autobiography Project

Author: Josh Nisley

| File type : Collection

These materials are designed to help advanced student writers complete an in-depth autobiography project. The series includes writing guides and prompts for each of the seven chapters and supporti... Read More

Autobiography Scoresheet

A rubric for scoring the autobiography project; includes detailed descriptions of each category. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 1: My Birth

This writing guide helps students gather information and write about about their birth. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 2A: My Family

This writing guide prompts students to describe their family. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 2B: My Family Tree

This handout helps students construct a four-generation family tree as part of their autobiography chapter on family. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 3: Early Childhood

This writing guide prompts students to recall and record significant memories from early childhood. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Chapter 4: School and Church

This writing guide prompts students to recall and record their experiences in school and church. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More