8th grade English
35+ Middle School Technology Projects for intermediate to advanced skill level. These projects and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or media specialist.
Out with the old and in with the new! Contemporary young adult literature has so much to offer when used in the classroom. Its topics resonate with students and its characters are relatable; students can find parts of themselves in the novels. If you are making additions to or revising the reading list for your English Language Arts course, here's 21 young adult literature titles that are worth checking out for middle school and high school students.
Picture writing can be used to help students use detail in their writing. I use picture writing prompts to help my students plan for the AZELLA, our English proficiency assessment as well. They can practice telling me what they see in the pictures and they can practice asking questions about the pictures, as well.
Here are some fun, interactive, and creative poetry activities by Bespoke ELA to get your students hooked on poetry. This list includes 5 creative writing poetry activities as well as 5 unique poetry analysis strategies. These are great activities for introducing a poetry unit and are great ideas to integrate into poetry anthologies!