L.5.1 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1

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"Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Present Perfect Tense
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Present Perfect Tense
Have your students heard about participles and tenses? This fun lesson teaches students about conjugating verbs and forming sentences.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Prepositional Phrases
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Prepositional Phrases
Prepositions are all around us. This teacher-approved lesson plan will help students identify prepositional phrases through a number of engaging reading exercises.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Mastering the Possessive Apostrophe
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Mastering the Possessive Apostrophe
Who would have thought possessive apostrophes could be this fun or easy? With one simple rule and some fun sentences, students will become masters at indicating possession.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Making a Verb Verdict
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Making a Verb Verdict
It’s time to make some verb verdicts! In this lesson, your students will decide if present tense verbs have been correctly changed to reflect the past tense. A focal point of this lesson is the use of irregular verbs. The jury is out!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Functions of Conjunctions
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Functions of Conjunctions
A deeper comprehension of clauses and conjunctions will help your young writers understand the building blocks of language. practise with conjunctions will also help them create more complex sentences and correct run-on sentences.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Sentences: Complete or Fragment?
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Sentences: Complete or Fragment?
A deeper understanding of what constitutes a complete sentence will help your young writers understand how to create technically correct and more complex sentences. This practise will help students edit and revise their writing.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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What Kind of Sentence Is That?
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What Kind of Sentence Is That?
How much fun can you have reviewing the four kinds of sentences? You’re about to find out! This lesson culminates with a classroom game that doubles as a group review of declarative, exclamatory, interrogative, and imperative sentences.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Juggling Verb Tense
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Juggling Verb Tense
Verbs are the only kind of word that have tenses. Some of them are standard and easy to learn, while others are irregular and tricky. This lesson will review verb tense changes that follow the regular pattern and those oddballs that don't.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Varsity Parts of Speech Review
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Varsity Parts of Speech Review
By the upper grades, students are pretty familiar with nouns, verbs, and adjectives. This rich, engaging varsity-level review incorporates the lesser-studied parts of speech: articles, prepositions, adverbs, and superlative adjectives.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Link Up! A Subject-Verb Agreement Game
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Link Up! A Subject-Verb Agreement Game
Get your students moving and grooving to grammar in this fun, fast-paced game! This subject-verb agreement lesson plan will give your students the opportunity to practise making sentences in which the subject and verb agree.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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What's Up, Prepositions?
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What's Up, Prepositions?
What's up with prepositions, anyway? Help your fifth graders get a leg up in grammar. In this preposition lesson plan, students will identify prepositions and use them to write complete sentences.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Get Down with Prepositional Phrases
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Get Down with Prepositional Phrases
Let's get down with grammar! Use this advanced preposition lesson plan to introduce your students to the parts of a prepositional phrase.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Diagramming Sentences with Prepositions
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Diagramming Sentences with Prepositions
Diagramming sentences is a visual way to teach the function of every part of a sentence. In this preposition lesson plan, students will learn the basics of diagramming a sentence to identify the preposition.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Pronouns!
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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Pronouns!
If your students are screaming, make sure they are grammatically correct! In this pronoun lesson plan, your students will identify and use a variety of pronouns to replace common and proper nouns.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Prepositions vs. Conjunctions
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Prepositions vs. Conjunctions
Challenge students with a discussion about prepositions and conjunctions in this lesson. Your class will write a journal entry to explain the function of the prepositions and conjunctions in a specific sentence.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Parts of Speech that Describe
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Parts of Speech that Describe
Support your EL students in understanding and identifying parts of speech such as adverbs and adjectives in a text. This lesson plan can also support the lesson Varsity Parts of Speech Review.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
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Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
In this interactive lesson, students play a mingle game with their classmates to match the infinitive and past tense forms of irregular verbs. Students need exposure to irregular verbs in order to memorize them and this lesson makes it fun!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Irregular Verbs Review
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Irregular Verbs Review
How do irregular verbs change when they are used in the past tense or past participle form? Use this lesson to review some grammar basics.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Grammar and Action Verb Charades
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Grammar and Action Verb Charades
In this engaging grammar lesson, your students will use various visualization techniques, including charades, to support their understanding of action verbs.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Action Verb Ad-Libs
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Action Verb Ad-Libs
In this great grammar lesson, your students will play a fun game of ad-libs before writing their own action-packed story!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Action Verbs Review
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Action Verbs Review
Can your students differentiate between action verbs and stative verbs? Use this lesson to review verb basics so that students can identify action verbs in a text.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Let's Talk About Articles
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Let's Talk About Articles
In this great grammar lesson, your students will read, write, listen, and speak as they practise using articles.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Parts of Speech: Sticky Note Ad-Libs
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Parts of Speech: Sticky Note Ad-Libs
In this great grammar lesson, your students will practise using the eight parts of speech to complete sentences.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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