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Eighth graders design a school brochure. This brochure will be created using Publisher. Students include information about the school, information on courses and extra-circular activities that they feel informs others about their school.
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Vocabulary Starter Unit: Family and School
Work on family relationship words and school vocabulary. Using two word banks, kids use critical thinking to describe how people are related to each other, and complete a crossword puzzle about school items and subject.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit Five: School Life
Help your learners become fluent when talking about school. English language learners use the word bank to complete the four included exercises. The page cleanly fits four exercises onto a single page, making it great for daily warm-up...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Prompts for Middle School
Scratching your head when it comes to engaging writing prompts? Check out a list of prompts designed for middle school classes, which includes topics for persuasive writing, expository writing, how-to essays, personal narratives, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lookin’ for Evidence
What is the key to effectively arguing any position? Evidence! But how can we know whether a piece of information is useful to proving our point? Check out this activity whereby your class members will review a fictitious scenario...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
TCRWP Nonfiction Reading and Argument Writing Performance Assessment
Are student athletes under too much pressure to perform? Middle schoolers use evidence from a series of provided videos and articles to support their stance on this highly-charged topic.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Welcome To Middle School Video
Learners create questions to pose to adults working in Middle School. In groups, students create a video interviewing the Middle School staff. They edit the video and format present it as an introduction to Middle School for perspective...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Around Your School - Bonding Students to Staff
Students participate in an interview of a school employee. In this interview lesson, students develop appropriate interview questions and carry out an interview of a school employee to show that all jobs well done is worthy of respect....
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills