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Eighth graders examine, brainstorm, cluster, and skim how to use a variety of information resources to assist them in projects or reports. In addition, places to find those information resources as well as the parts of a book is covered in detail: library, encyclopedia, newspaper, almanac, Internet, etc.
Use WebQuest of Nation Parks to research the physical, historical, geographical, and ecological aspects of various National Parks. Pupils use the site to explore the importance and process of creating a bibliography. Instruction is focused on bibliographies for books, magazines, encyclopedia articles, and web pages.
Students create a book. In this creating a book instructional activity, students use clip art and drawings to add interest and meaning to a report. Students use computer technology to create a cover, title page, copyright page, dedication, table of contents, and body of their book. Students then use a binding machine to bind their books.
How do you assess what your pupils have learned over the course of the year? Find out how competent they are at reading and analyzing age-level literature with the ideas presented here. Included in this resource are two suggested exercises for practice and two sample quizzes with answer keys. Pick and choose what works for your class!
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a research topic, sort the information they found, and create a thoughtful organizational pattern.
Students study American citizens, specifically Estelle Ishigo, who were forced to live in relocation centers during World War II. Using primary sources, students describe the internees' experiences during and after internment. They evaluate the implementation of the Executive Order as they explore the themes of tolerance and prejudice. Student describe basic human rights.