Language Arts
Resources

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Below are a few sample English Language Arts learning resources from our Content Collection.
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Poetry Foundation: "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost: Audio

A teacher or student may read and listen to Frost's classic poem, "The Road Not Taken" at this site.

Language Arts
Middle
Audio Content

Poetry Foundation: Baseball Poems

A collection of descriptive and metaphorical poems about baseball, including poems by Mae Swenson, John Updike, and William Carlos Williams, and, of course, "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer.

Language Arts
Middle
Website

LearnTheNet.com: Evaluating Online Information: Fact or Fiction

How can one determine if online information is fact or fiction? Use this online article to become more computer literate in this topic. Includes a video which requires Adobe Flash.

Language Arts
Middle
Activity

Turtlediary: Classify Pronouns

This Turtlediary interactive game is designed to help students explore different types of pronouns. In this game, students will steer a pronoun-labeled spaceship and park it into a dome designated for personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, or reflexive pronouns. Lesson and practice exercises are...
Language Arts
Middle
Learning Game

BBC: Skillswise: Types of Text

How can one tell if a text is descriptive, informative, instructional or persuasive? This BBC Skillwise tutorial teaches how with a factsheet, worksheet, quiz, and game.

Language Arts
Middle
Learning Module

A Beginner's Guide to Effective Email: Intonation

A good site as a resource for changing tone and voice in the written medium of email. Discusses asterisks, capital letters, punctuation, whitespace, and lower-case letters
Language Arts
Middle
Activity

Sophia: Supporting Details: Facts and Statistics

This lesson discusses how statistics can be used as supporting details. This tutorial shares a short audio lesson [05:16] and supplemental notes with the lesson's content.
Language Arts
Middle
Activity

SMART: Identifying Main Ideas & Details

This lesson operates on the Scaffold Instructional of Release model (I do, we do, you do). Students will use the main idea and supporting details to expand understanding of a variety of texts.

Language Arts
Middle
Activity

Story Elements & Theme and Literary Essay

This unit contains lessons around different elements of theme and story for a short story.

Language Arts
Middle
Lesson Plan