In this literacy learning exercise, middle schoolers find the vocabulary terms needed and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Discussion Web: Ender's Game
Designed to encourage readers to consider both sides of of the question of whether Ender is responsible for the death of all the buggers, individuals search for examples from Orson Scott Card's popular science fiction novel, Ender's Game...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Leadership Qualities: Ender's Game
What are the important character traits of a good military leader? Individuals ponder this question before reading Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel, Ender's Game. After individuals rank a series of qualities, groups meet, compare...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ready Set Go Woah: KWL for Ender's Game
Readers of Orson Scott Card's award-winning science fiction novel, Ender's Game use the provided KWL worksheet to list what they already know about war, what they think they will learn in reading the book, the new information they did...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Fairies and Folk
Disney versus Grimm? To launch a five-week unit on fairy and folk tales, class members compare modern versions of these classic stories with more original versions. The richly detailed unit, while largely teacher led, encourages middle...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grab a Winning Book to Read on March 3
Students identify periods of history and read a news article about a librarian who wrote an award winning book. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a class challenge and a vocabulary activity, then...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Inventions for the 21st Century
To conclude a four-lesson unit on inventions, class groups investigate recent inventions in communication, transportation, medicine, sports, and games. After discussing their findings within their group, pairs imagine an invention that...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable