Students use the ideas of short vs. tall and horizontal vs. vertical. They build the five different samples of brick walls illustrated on the Bricks worksheet, then describe the brick walls using the vocabulary:
7th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Teach your class about fabulous, wonderful, expressive adjectives with a pair of straightforward exercises. For these exercises, pupils must identify adjectives and use them, along with other parts of speech. Class members will...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
8th Grade Reading Comprehension Success
Augment your eighth grade language arts curriculum with a thorough set of reading comprehension activities and assessments. Focusing on a variety of skills, including vocabulary in context, text structure, main idea, and author's style,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Not So Funny Papers
Conduct an in-depth analysis of political cartoons from the early twentieth century with your middle schoolers. Small groups complete a gallery walk and fill out a detailed graphic organizer in order to analyze four of the eight provided...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Direct, Joint, and Inverse Variation
Here is a quick guide to direct, joint, and inverse variation used in realistic situations. Each topic has a page of notes and examples followed by practice problems. The resource explains each type of variation and provides their...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
From the Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass
Excerpts from The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass provide middle schoolers an opportunity to discuss ways to overcome adversity. After reading the passages, class members use the provided questions to discuss Douglass' resilience,...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable