8th grade reading
Reading Stations Activity for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
Are you an English teacher in need of engaging reading activities for your middle school or high school English class? Stage a progressive dinner of knowledge with fiction, nonfiction, and poetry texts or excerpts of your choosing. Students will take notes on paper plates and "fill their plates" with ideas for small group discussion. "Menus" offer reading strategies, discussion questions, and creative writing extension activities. Be sure to click through to check out a preview.
Scary Podcasts for High School Students – Engaging and Effective Teaching
This is the perfect nonfiction podcast! The subject of the unsolved 1912 ax murders of an entire family and their guests keeps students engaged, and it aligns with CCSS since students evaluate purpose, bias, and validity of evidence. Great for Halloween or any time you want to change things up.
Reading Graphic Organizer Sticky Notes
I absolutely love how these sticky note templates help my 4th grade students jot down their thoughts while indepndently reading. They cover a variety of skills like comparing and contrasting, making inferences, and cause and effect and are just the right size for upper elemetnary students.
The Classroom Sparrow on Instagram: “📖 This is BY FAR the most fun my students have had at the end of a novel study! If you’re looking for something NEW and INTERACTIVE to wrap…”
This is BY FAR the most fun my students have had at the end of a novel study! If you’re looking for something NEW and INTERACTIVE to wrap…
All About Me Back to School Activity | Soccer Ball Art
'A Ball About Me', a fun first week back to school art activity. This soccer ball template invites children to respond to prompts in a personal, imaginative way using doodles, mark making, graffiti style lettering and imagery. Click on the link for me information and images