"Sticky Situation": Support Judgments
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a sample advice column and then decipher how they make judgments supported by text as they complete the provided graphic organizer.
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Perspectives and Point of View
Get your middle schoolers engaged in the civil rights movement using primary source documents! Although this lesson doesn't give you much detail, it offers a nice outline. Start by giving pupils a writing prompt to encourage personal...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Interpreting and Applying Information to Support Conclusions and Solve Problems
Sixth graders investigate how misunderstanding between cultures occur and find strategies to solve the issues. In this decision making strategies lesson, 6th graders complete a viewpoint organizer. Students view propaganda and analyze...
6th English Language Arts
Extension Activities for Hoot
Enrich your study of Hoot by Carl Hiaasen with a series of writing activities. Class members must complete the first assignment (a letter business letter), but can choose from 11 other choices once that assignment is complete. The goal...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Listening To a Guest Speaker
Pupils review the main points of note-taking to summarize the content of a formal or informal spoken presentation. They hear a guest speaker talk about a pre-arranged topic and take notes during the presentation. Next, they write a...
3rd - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable