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Latin Tutorial 1: Multiple-Choice Item Writing for Teachers

For Teachers 11th - 12th
What are the benefits to providing your learners with multiple-choice questions on quizzes and tests? If you'll be teaching Latin literature this year, read this quick argument to decide which types of questions you'll create.
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Latin Worksheet: Horace, Ode 1.5

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Take a look at Horace's "Ode 1.5" from Carmina in depth with an analysis worksheet. Included on the first page is the original Latin version of the verses as well as a literal translation. Pupils respond to questions relating to sounds,...
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Latin Syntax Review: Mythological Creatures

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars of Latin review elements of Latin syntax, incorporating themes of mythological creatures (Pegasus, Hydra, Polyphemus Minotaur, Medusa, Chimaera) from Ancient Greece and Rome. The use of visuals adds dimension to this lesson.
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Introduction to Latin Language

For Students 7th - 12th
Begin teaching your learners—and yourself—some basics about the Latin language with the inquiries available in this resource. Although the questions are linked to a textbook of unknown origin, they offer a good beginning on where to...
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Beginning Paragraph Correction #8

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Readers answer 8 multiple choice questions by selecting the correct revisions to the paragraph provided. The focus is on prepositions, syntax, and parts of speech. A good, quick exercise for ELL classes or review for middle schoolers.
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Intermediate Paragraph Correction #8

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
If you are looking for a activity to challenge intermediate English learners on verb tense, syntax, and punctuation, you might want to check out this activity. Readers select the correct revisions to a passage in eight multiple choice...
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Shifting Word Order in the Sentence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Show your class that sentences can be rearranged in a paragraph and so can words within a sentence. Each slide gives a set of instructions with a question and two choices; the answer is highlighted on the following slide. The last 20...
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Avoiding Nominalization

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Improve syntax with this explanatory handout. It clarifies one way to make writing more precise: avoiding nominalization. This resource provides four ways to find and change nominalization problems and 10 sentences to correct. There are...
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Using Adverbs to Improve Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
If you are currently teaching adverbs in your class, this resource might be for you! For this worksheet, learners review adverbs and example sentences, identify and rewrite sentences with too many adverbs, add adverbs to sentences, and...
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Intermediate Paragraph Correction #6

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
Intermediate level ESL classes could benefit from this instructional activity that requires reading a passage and correcting the identified errors. The mistakes include verb tense, spelling, and syntax. This might also prove useful for...
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International Dance Day: Reading and Activities for ELD

For Students 3rd - 8th
A brief passage about International Dance Day, April 29, is accompanied by an array of language activities based in sound ELD practice: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group...
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Beginning Sentence Correction 4

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this worksheet, students correct the errors in verb tense and syntax in each simple sentence. This worksheet could be used as a warm-up activity with ESL learners.
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Intermediate Paragraph Correction #5

For Students 3rd - 5th
This worksheet provides intermediate ESL learners with an opportunity to correct identified errors with grammar, verb tenses and syntax in a written passage.
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Faulty Parallelism

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Practice using parallel structure. Learners correct faulty parallelism in an extensive list of sentences. The faults in each sentence are sometimes subtle, so scholars will need solid background knowledge on parallel structure to catch...
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Cartoon Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
All ages love to engage in cartoon writing –- little do they know that they actually learn quite a bit from it! In an instructional session focused on literacy syntax and vocabulary, your pupils work cooperatively to draw six pictures...
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Ovid, Metamorphoses IV, 55-166

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore one of the most famous Roman poets, Ovid, and his large work, The Metamorphoses. They are encouraged to read Latin literature, students reflect upon the process as one that is inherently worthwhile. Students observe to...
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Beginning Sentence Correction 5

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this worksheet, students correct the errors in verb tense and syntax in each simple sentence. This worksheet could be used as a warm-up activity with ESL learners.
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Grammar Up

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Get your grammar groove on with an app designed to test your understanding of syntax and vocabulary. Great for building older elementary students' ability to accurately select words, you'll find practice tests that range from basic...
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Friendship Tweet

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A tweet can only be 140 characters long, including spaces. Challenge class members to write a positive note to one or more of their peers in 140 characters or less. It is a great activity to give on Valentine's Day to upper elementary...
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Mood, Voice, Tone and Perspective

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
The tools writers use to craft their tales, such as tone, voice, mood, and point of view, are also used by readers as they build an analysis of a work of literature. A reference sheet defines and provides examples of prevalent literary...
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Swet and sour with a hat

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the TI-InterAcitve!.  In this Algebra II lesson plan, 11th graders examine features of the TI-InterActive! including drawing on a Graph, using Stat Plots, exploring the syntax for piecewise functions, and using...
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Delivering a Persuasive Speech

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students determine the procedures for making a persuasive speech. In this persuasive speech lesson plan, students discuss the skills that are needed to persuade someone. They examine proper body language, speech, and syntax for giving a...
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Present Simple Questions

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this question structure learning exercise, students discuss the structure of simple questions. They begin with the question word, a do/does choice, the subject and end with the infinitive verb.
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Ancient China/Chinese Writing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine Chinese characters and write down their interpretation of the symbol. They investigate the rules of Chinese writing and compare them to those of English syntax. They look at Chinese naming and write their name...

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