Academy Curricular Exchange
Language Arts Lessons
Elementary (K-5)

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  1. Successful Paragraphs (4-6)
  2. Creative writing; multi-author story writing (1-12)
  3. 'School News' using writing, speaking and/or questioning skills (3-12)
  4. Whole language experience using "Casey at the Bat" (3-5)
  5. Vocabulary & language concept development (PreK-2)
  6. Descriptive/Persuasive writing 'My Pyramid - Preparing for a Journey" (4-6)
  7. Increasing vocabulary for primary students (1-3)
  8. Sounding-out CVC words, 'The Blending Slide' (K-1)
  9. Using popcorn to create a reading book (K-3)
  10. Creative Writing; turn on inventiveness with 'Potato Possibilities' (4-6)
  11. Color Code Writing; forming letters and numbers with colors (K-3)
  12. Integrated vocabulary, listening and creative writing exercise (K-12)
  13. Writing - a photo essay (2-4)
  14. Whole language story for developmental activities (K)
  15. Writing 'Auto-Bio' poems (4-12)
  16. Spelling; three great techniques for weekly spelling lists (3-6)
  17. Literature; activity to understand character's personality (K-12)
  18. Learn a topic through research & drawing - Alphabet Book (K-12)
  19. Vocabulary & language comprehension using "Land Before Time" (4-6)
  20. Reinforcing alphabet names/sounds (K-1)
  21. Whole Language; Oklahoma Indian History: Spiro Mounds (3-6)
  22. Working with syllables using music patterns (2-4)
  23. Inferring Character Traits (all grades)
  24. Reading, Whole Language; Story Pyramid
  25. Adverbily, practicing the use of adverbs (4)
  26. 'Busy As A Bee', working with similes (3-6)
  27. Creative thinking, writing, reading & character analysis using "Frog and Toad are Friends" (2)
  28. Bibliotherapy, studying the perils of prejudice (3-6)
  29. Following oral directions using 'Mystery Pictures' (1-6)
  30. 'Read In'; Unique story writing involving two grade levels (K-6)
  31. 'Poetry Cubes', develop an appreciation for different styles of poetry (2-4)
  32. 'An Irritating Creature' - poetry lesson (3-4)
  33. Writing activity using fairy tale structure to identify elements of a short story (4-6)
  34. Enigmas - 'Mysteries in...'; activity to encourage research & creative thinking skills (4-5)
  35. 'Zoo Animal Poetry',activity involving field trip and video (K-3)
  36. 'Let Me Tell You About My State', activity involving Amateur Radio services (4-6)
  37. 'American Experiences Abroad -- An Interview', activity involving Amateur Radio services (4-6)
  38. 'Just Sandwiches', creative language arts activity (4-9)
  39. Use of literature in SDMPS (3-5)
  40. 'Parts of Speech Review', hands-on activity (3-6)
  41. Stories That Grow on Trees", creative writing activity (4-8)
  42. Appropriate Use of Helping Verbs, (3-12)
  43. 'Invent A Holiday' (4-6)
  44. 'Apples Are A....Peeling', activity filled lesson involving all subject areas (1-5)
  45. Expanded Reading (rapid reading) (3-10)

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