All rights reserved. Requesting Permission For photocopy, electronic and online access, and republication requests, go to the Copyright Clearance Center. Included: Five fall lessons that emphasize language arts, math, and science concepts! Changing, swirling leaves are a sure sign that fall is on its way. This activity can be done in a variety of ways: You can create the survey using text fields in MS Word or using an online course server such as Blackboard. "I put the students' riddles up as a bulletin board and let students guess each person. object pronouns especially with linking verbs and in compound prepositional phrases: It is I. (Grades 6-8) Mother Nature has her say As part of this creative writing activity, students prepare interview questions for Mother Nature and then respond (as the lady herself!) to questions designed by another student. WHICH GRAMMAR SKILLS ARE EMPHASIZED ON STANDARDIZED TESTS? I also review standardized tests my students will be taking in high school: the SAT and ACT College Board Exams, the PSAT National Merit Scholarship Exam, and English SAT Achievement tests, to get an idea of what grammar skills my students will be expected to know well by the time they finish high school. Have children take turns coming to the map and telling the class what their name is and where they were born.