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- Available Lessons: 231
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis course is designed to help teachers navigate lesson planning for their language arts classes. These text and video lessons include a range of activities, games and assignments you can use to increase your students classroom engagement and their retention of grammar, phonics, spelling and more.
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About This Course
Written by fellow teachers, this course details ideas for lesson planning across various areas of language arts. You'll get help in preparing to teach subjects like vocabulary, grammar, and explore activities you can use with a number of different age groups. And if you ever get stuck along the way, you can always ask questions of our professional instructors.
How It Works
Within this course you'll review a series of simple-to-follow video and text lessons followed by practice quizzes you can use to verify your understanding of the material step-by-step. You can access the lessons and quizzes through your mobile device at whatever time and place works best for you.
This course includes:
- Lessons geared towards teaching a number of different age groups
- Brief video lessons with timelines that allow you to jump around specific topics
- Transcripts of each video's material for those who prefer to learn by reading
- Lesson quizzes that can be printed as worksheets for offline use
- Chapter exams to help you make sure you've understood the discussed teaching strategies and feel ready to employ them in the classroom
- A final exam that evaluates your overall comprehension of the content
How It Helps
- Applicable across grade levels: This course includes ideas for games aimed at eight different grade levels so that you can be prepared to teach various age groups
- Fosters student engagement: This course includes a multitude of potential activities within several subject areas that you can use to help stimulate students in the classroom
- Have your bases covered: The chapters within this course focus on every key topic under the umbrella of language arts so that you can compose thorough lesson plans
|Grammar Lesson Plans||Prepare for the instruction of nouns and pronouns|
Design lessons around verb use
Familiarize yourself with ideas for teaching adjectives and adverbs
Review prepositions and conjunctions
|Phonics & Spelling Lesson Plans||Learn about games to use when teaching vowel digraphs, consonant blends., and multisyllabic words|
Prepare to teach spelling and the rules associated with it
Plan lessons centered on compound words
|Vocabulary Lesson Plans & Activities||Explore methods of introducing and using the dictionary in the classroom|
Prepare to help your students spot synonyms, antonyms and homonyms through related activities
Add a number of vocabulary games to your teaching tool belt
|Language Arts Games for 1st Grade||Learn about strategies and activities for teaching reading and phonics to first graders|
Familiarize yourself with journal prompts directed at first graders
|Language Arts Games for 2nd Grade||Boost your ability to foster second grade reading comprehension and spelling|
|Language Arts Games for 3rd Grade||Prepare to employ games to help third graders with reading, spelling and grammar|
Explore means of promoting third grade writing
|Language Arts Games for 4th Grade||Review methods of helping fourth graders with reading comprehension and writing skills|
|Language Arts Games for 5th Grade||Add new games for teaching fifth grade reading to your lesson plan|
Prepare to help fifth graders develop their writing in a variety of forms
|Language Arts Games for 6th Grade||Learn how to run reading, spelling, vocabulary, typing and grammar games directed at sixth graders|
|Language Arts Games for 7th Grade||Consider a number of games and activities to aid in your instruction of seventh grade language arts|
|Language Arts Games for 8th Grade||Strengthen your readiness to engage your eighth graders with games fostering their vocabulary, reading and grammar|
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