Figurative Language Yahtzee

The following links are for a printable review game that will help students identify simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia. It is a card game similar to Yahtzee. The cards are formatted to print on Avery 8371 business cards. Game Play Instructions Yahtzee Cards

A Christmas Carol – Stave 5 – Read and Listen

Here is a link to a podcast of Stave 5 of A Christmas Carol and a link to the online text of the novel: A Christmas Carol – online text Stave 5 – Podcast –free audio book download from kids.learnoutloud.com Tweet

A Christmas Carol – Stave Four – Read and Listen

Here is a link to a podcast of Stave 4 of A Christmas Carol and a link to the online text of the novel: A Christmas Carol – online text Stave 4 Podcast –free audio book download from kids.learnoutloud.com Tweet

A Christmas Carol – Stave Three – Read and Listen

Here is a link to a podcast of Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol and a link to the online text of the novel: A Christmas Carol – online text Stave 3 – podcast –free audio book download from kids.learnoutloud.com Tweet

A Christmas Carol – Stave Two – Read and Listen

Here is a link to the podcast of Stave Two of A Christmas Carol and a link to the online text of the novel: A Christmas Carol – online text Stave 2 – podcast –free audiobook download from kids.learnoutloud.com Tweet

A Christmas Carol – Stave One – Read and Listen

Here is a link to a podcast of Stave 1 of A Christmas Carol and a link to the online text of the novel:  A Christmas Carol – online text  Stave One – Podcast –free audio book download from kids.learnoutloud.com Tweet

English Review Activities

Here are some review activities to help you prepare for the end of quarter test! SOL 8.4 – Dictionary Entries, Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes Dictionary Entries Root Words - Matching Prefixes – Matching Suffixes – Matching Root Words – Word Jumble Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes – Word Jumble Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes – […]

National Novel Writing Month

It’s November – National Novel Writing Month – AKA:  NaNoWriMo! The goal is to write a 50,000 word (175-page) novel by midnight November 30, 2010. In 2009, over 165,000 people joined in the fun at NaNoWriMo.org and over 30,000 of them passed the 50,000 word mark! Click below for more details: National Novel Writing Month […]

SOL 8.5 – Symbols and Figurative Language

Here is the Prezi presentation that contains the notes you took in class: Symbols and Figurative Language

SOL 8.7 – Punctuating Dialogue

Here is the presentation from which you took notes during class – in case you missed anything: Punctuating Dialogue