Young readers work on evaluating claims in a piece of informational text with the article "In New York, It's Open Bag or Find Exits" from the New York Times. They analyze current search procedures implemented to fight terrorism and examine constitutional rights to privacy.
Speaking and Listening: 8th Grade ELA Common CorePrepare for class discussions and multimedia presentations with a collection focused on the eighth grade Common Core standards for speaking and listening. With projects designed to enhance the ways that learners communicate with each other and evaluate the arguments of others, the collection helps to build a community in your language arts classroom.8th English Language Arts
September 11th One-Day Only LessonsSeptember 11, 2001, is another day that will live in infamy. The resources in this collection not only examine the events of that day, but also the repercussions and the tributes. This collection would work if you only hare spending the actual day reflecting.9th - 10th English Language Arts