YourDictionary editors and writers have compiled many tools which are excellent for teachers to use to teach any subject; but, they are particularly helpful for teaching grammar, spelling and vocabulary.
For example, YourDictionary offers these easy-to-use tools:
Check out the slides in this slideshow for more info on each of these tools as well as ideas of how to include them in your teaching. Also be sure to look for the links in each slide to other tools and information on YourDictionary which have been designed for teachers and homeschoolers.
Some teachers are looking for a generic form that they can use to create their lesson plan. Others are looking for forms and ideas for creating a lesson plan on a specific subject.
YourDictionary provides a variety of lesson plan templates and tips including:
Need a template? Just print off the template and use it to create your own lesson plan. Or, customize one of the subject-specific lesson plans to include what you want to teach in the lesson.
Need ideas for activities? YourDictionary has many articles on conversations, games, assignments and other fun activities to get your students involved and excited about the subject(s) being studied.
For example, here are a few of the many example articles on YourDictionary:
Example articles can provide you with examples for your lesson plan and can be a starting point for homework assignments. Check 'em out and see how they can help you and your students.
There are four key reasons to create a wordlist:
You can create word lists for your students with spelling words, or to highlight new words in assigned reading materials. How you and your students use the word lists is up to you...all you need to do is create your word lists and make them available to your students.
Infographics are shown on YourDictionary as images for many articles. For example, YourDictionary provides infographics on:
The links to the articles with infographics are listed on the Infographics screen. Each infographic is printable; so, they can be printed and distributed for in-class discussion or printed and posted in the classroom.
YourDictionary has a wide variety of worksheets and printables to practice grammar skills. For example:
YourDictionary also includes articles with information on how to create your own worksheets. For example:
Worksheets are great to use in the classroom and as a homework assignment.
YourDictionary provides charts for a variety of grammar-oriented subjects. For example:
The charts on YourDictionary are printable; so, they make great handouts for class or homework reference.
In addition to articles that focus mainly on teaching tips, YourDictionary also provides information and tips which would be helpful to teachers in articles on specific grammar subjects.
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