Speaking & Listening
Getting to Know You T-Shirt
Start the school year off with a bang with this getting-to-know-you activity.
G.R.O.U.P.S - Group Work Expectations Poster
Encourage cooperative behavior during group work activities with a printable group work mnemonic poster.
Oral Presentation Assessment Rubric
A rubric designed to help teachers to assess students' oral presentations.
Sensory Chart Graphic Organizer
A graphic organizer for students to use when categorizing sensory details.
Find What Doesn’t Fit: Relevant Details Worksheet
Practice determining what details are relevant and irrelevant to a topic while providing a purposeful context.
Group Work Role Cards
Review and reinforce eight possible roles for group work with this set of 2-in-1 reusable posters and desk cards.
One Word Story Active Game
A whole class active game that encourages creative thinking and teamwork.
Find Four Icebreaker Activity
A fun icebreaker activity to use at the beginning of a new school year.
Student-Led Discussion Strategies Poster Pack
Describe student-led discussion strategies with this set of 8 posters.
Reflection Activity - Compass Points
Use this template to assist students in recording their reflections and responses to information from fiction and non-fiction texts and media sources.
Talking About Books - Prompts
Prompts for students to use when orally discussing books.
Rio de Janeiro - Comprehension Task
A comprehension task that encourages students to apply a range of comprehension skills when finding out interesting fun facts about Rio.
Public Speaking Tips - Poster
A poster to use when teaching your students about public speaking.
Goal Labels - Speaking and Listening (Upper Elementary)
Eleven speaking and listening goal labels for upper elementary.
Thinking Hats for Effective Group Work
Thinking Hats based on Dr. Edward de Bono's teachings.
Persuasive Speech Writing Task
A persuasive writing task based on real-world issues affecting children.
Question Starter Display
A classroom display to encourage questioning in the classroom.
Getting to Know My Classmates – QR Code Template
Use QR codes to get to know your new classmates at the start of a new school year.
Explore appropriate and inappropriate behaviors at the beginning of a new school year with a fun charade activity.
Interview a Classmate
Help your students learn more about their new classmates with this fun speaking and listening activity!
Speaking Skills for Oral Presentations Poster
A poster that explains the skills students need for a great oral presentation!
Team Building Games – Upper Grades
Encourage communication and cooperation with this set of 10 team-building games.
A set of 10 picture puzzles to use as a team-building activity.
Halloween Bulletin Board Set – Wrapped Up in a Good Book
Download a printable Halloween bulletin board set for your classroom library or school library. Showcase your students’ insightful book reviews with our Halloween-themed classroom display.
Experimenting with Poetry Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6
This English unit addresses the common elements of poetry and explores how these may be applied to shape poems, limericks, odes and simple ballads.
Opinion Speeches - Presenting
A 60 minute lesson in which students will present an opinion speech to the class using appropriate oral presentation skills.
Convince Me, If You Can!
A 60 minute lesson in which students will develop an understanding of what constitutes poetry.
The Poet's Lament
A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore their preconceived ideas and attitudes towards poetry.
Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6
This English unit addresses the genre of opinion writing; specifically, how to write an effective opinion piece.