Publishing Autobiographies 2
Eighth graders identify the 5th step of the writing process and apply the process to student autobiographies. While in the computer lab, they continue to type their autobiographies, and create covers for their autobiographies.
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Dream in Color — Middle School
Celebrate diversity with a toolkit designed to inspire young poets to develop their own voices. After examining poems by African American poets, individuals craft their own poetic stories. The packet features poems by Gwendolyn Brooks,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting Texts
The way an author feels about his or her subject matter is reflected in the writing—and can differ greatly from other accounts. Two sets of articles about the Apollo moon landing, Amelia Earhart, Helen Keller, and Spiderman are sure to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut
Students examine the contributions of African Americans in New Haven, Connecticut in the 19th and 20th centuries. After being introduced to new vocabulary, they review the elements of autobiographies and read excerpts of African...
7th - 8th English Language Arts