We Read Every Day!
Seventh graders, through observation outside of the classroom, gather and bring to class five items that exhibit different sources of information comprised of more complex vocabulary.
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Vocabulary Games for Middle School
Spice up your vocabulary instruction with some games! Here is a collection of various game descriptions, organized into three different groups. You will definitely be able to find a game or two to assist your pupils with that tricky task...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mark Twain: "The Glorious Whitewasher"
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What is an Atlatl?
Let's go an an archaeological dig! Prepare your kids with a list of vocabulary terms relating to archaeology, including different types of items that one might find. They study pictures of each item and play a memory game based on the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 8.1: Sentence Forms, Travel and Weather
Practice a range of skills with a instructional activity that covers both grammar and vocabulary. After working with imperative sentences, kids move on to sentences that include forms of going to and will and won't. The second half of...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Phineas Gage: Notecard Vocabulary Strategy
Understanding the vocabulary in a text, especially a text like Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science that includes quite a few technical terms, can be the key to understanding the text as a whole. Learners focus on...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your class to some more nuanced grammar rules with a presentation on complex sentences, dependent and independent clauses, and relative pronouns. It comes with several slides explaining each concept, as well as nine multiple...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Use an Inspiration mind map to enforce vocabulary acquisition. Visual symbols attached to a word help solidify the definition and concept. If you do not have Inspiration software, you can download a 30-day trial or simply look at the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed