Our Abbreviations lesson plan teaches students about abbreviations both in writing and for other purposes. Students learn some common abbreviations and learn why abbreviations are so widely used.

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Our interactive Abbreviations Lesson Plan teaches students the basics about what abbreviations are and how to use them. Students collaborate on an activity to create their own abbreviations. They learn why abbreviations are used and are instructed to identify abbreviations in text and determine what purpose they serve within that text.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define what an abbreviation is and recognize the most used abbreviations used in writing and for other purposes.

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Language Arts


4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade