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Language Arts Teacher Resources

The subject of Language Arts includes the alphabet, writing, vocabulary, spelling, speech, penmanship, and grammar. Our most popular lessons and printables will help your students master these resources. Find alphabetizing worksheets, printable books on grammar, handwriting practice sheets, creative writing activities, vocabulary drills, pronunciation guides, and much more. Also included are language arts computer activities, graphic organizers, and slideshows.

Alphabet Activities (K-2)

Lowercase and Uppercase Cursive Alphabet
Curious George's First Day of School Teacher's Guide
Letter Identification
My Little Letter Book -- A and B
Trace Your Name
More Alphabet Activities (K-2)

Alphabet Activities (3-5)

Daily Language Arts Printables, Grade 5
Indian Symbols and Meanings
Alphabet Organizer
Alphabetizing Printable Book (K-4)
Alphabetical Order
More Alphabet Activities (3-5)

Vocabulary Resources (K-5)

Same Name Word Puzzle
Poetry Terms Glossary
School Jobs Crossword Puzzle
Labor Day Puzzle
Parts of Speech Sentence Fun
More Vocabulary Resources (K-5)

Vocabulary Resources (6-8)

Feeling Words Chart
Transition Words and Phrases
Organ Systems in the Human Body
Building Vocabulary
Verbs, Adjectives, & Adverbs Printable Book (Grades 3-6)
More Vocabulary Resources (6-8)

Spelling Resources

Word Squares
Root Words
Scoring Rubric: Research Report/Paper
The Southern States Crossword Puzzle II
Find the Misspelled Word Quiz
More Popular Spelling Resources

Grammar Resources

Paragraph Writing: Similarities and Differences
Student Proofreading Checklist
Scoring Rubric: Poetry
More Grammar – Teacher Resources

Creative Writing Resources

Who Am I? – Character Description
Character Traits
Getting to Know Me
Sample Essay Outlines
Research Paper: How to Write a Bibliography
More Creative Writing Resources

Composition Resources

Writing a Book Report
Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How
Top 10 Writing Graphic Organizers Gallery
The First Day of School
Double Entry Journal Template
More Popular Composition Resources

Journalism Activities

Be a Journalist!
Labor Day Newspaper
The Feature Story
Charlotte's Web Newspaper Project
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory -- Newspaper Ad
More Journalism Activities

Graphic Organizers

Reading Comprehension Sequence Chain
Story Map Graphic Organizer
Main Idea and Supporting Details Web
Five Elements of a Plot
Five-Paragraph Essay
More Popular Language Arts Graphic Organizers

Reading & Language Arts Rubrics

Rubrics for Writing -- Elementary/Intermediate
Scoring Rubric: Summary
Scoring Rubric: Narrative Based on Personal Experiences
Rubrics for Writing -- Primary
Short Story Rubric
More Popular Reading & Language Arts Rubrics

Holiday Fun

"I'm Thankful for . . ."
Have a Heart
O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"
Labor Day Fill-in-the-Blanks
Hero/Heroine Writing Activity
Of Plymouth Plantation
African Folk Tales: Background Information
More Popular Language Arts Holiday Activities

Art Connections

Make a Giving Tree
Our First Classroom Book
Ten Art Questions
Facial Expressions Chart
Native American Picture Writing
More Popular Art Activities for Language Arts

Biography Connections

Life Is Sweet: The Story of Milton Hershey
Popular Biography Printables for Grades 6-12
Popular Biography Printables for Grades K-5
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Nelson Mandela Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
More Popular Biography Activities for Language Arts

Science Connections

What Am I? Icebreaker
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Plant Parts
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
More Popular Science Activities for Language Arts

Music Connections

"Frere Jacques" Translations
Tap Your Feet
Walt Disney Biography: A Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up
Write a Script
Native American Song: 0 Hal'Lwe
More Popular Music Activities for Language Arts

Mathematics Connections

Four Column Chart
Triple Venn Diagram
The Middle Ages: Medieval Towns Activity Packet
The Lemonade War Teacher's Guide
TeacherVision.com RSS Feeds
More Popular Mathematics Activities for Language Arts

Technology Connections

Story Starters
Getting into Grammar
Letter Writing
Internet Scavenger Hunts
Wonders of the World Questions
More Popular Technology Activities for Language Arts

Penmanship/Handwriting Exercises

Report Card Comments & Phrases—General and Handwriting
Getting to Know Each Other Through Poetry
Cursive Handwriting Printable Book: A-M (2-5)
My Little Alphabet Picture Book
Colonial Times: Heritage Handwriting
More Penmanship Resources

Speech Resources

Presentation Rubrics
Tongue Twisters
Syllabication Practice
Speaking and Listening Progress Chart
Informal Debates
More Speech Resources

Linguistics Resources

Frindle Teacher's Guide
The Hobbit Teacher's Guide
Ten Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World
Languages by Country
Toboggan Run
Write the Sentence
Scattergorize, Part 1
More than One
Amazing Language Facts
Be a Linguist for Music Terms
Secret Codes: Code Creation Exercise
Tolkien's Middle-earth Unit 2: Runes, Riddles, and a Ring of Power

Foreign Language Resources

Spanish-Speaking Countries and Their Capitals
Recognizing Cognates
English Cognates of Spanish Adjectives
Popular Spanish-Language Resources
Idioms (Background/Vocabulary)
More Foreign Languages Resources

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