Best Middle School Books of the Year | Mommy Evolution
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Career Test Free for Students in High School, College, Teens, and Adults
Let your students take a free online skills and career test that will engage them in the Ceremony of the Twelve and Lois Lowry's classic novel THE GIVER.
Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary: Exploring Figurative Language + Digital
Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary for grades 5-8!
High-Interest Books for Struggling Middle School Readers
Do you know a middle-schooler struggling with reading? Our #RaiseaReader blog has 10 high-interest books for older, low-level readers. Click for more.
It's All About Evidence: Graphic Organizers for Grades 5-9
These fun organizers focus on two literacy skills: #1 Key Ideas and Details (e.g. close reading, summarizing) and #2 Integration of Knowledge (e.g. evaluating claims, extracting evidence). #strugglingreaders ~ Available at TpT.
Picture Books That Demonstrate Narrative Writing
If there’s one subject that seems to befuddle homeschoolers more than any other, it’s writing. I hear it during homeschool consultations and casually talking among homeschool friends, and I see questions about it all over the internet. This post contains affiliate links. People are often surprised when I tell them I don’t formally teach writing... Read More
Elements of Literature Colossal Concept Poster
Here's a terrific display for any language arts classroom. The huge, colorful poster clearly defines nine important elements of literature: plot, theme, setting, characterization, conflict, mood, style, tone, and point of view. The teacher's guide contains additional information, teaching suggestions, and related instructional activities.
5 Reading Tips to Ensure Your Book Kids Are Achieving the 20 Minutes a Day Reading Recommendation
Research (Nagy & Herman, 1987) shows that students who read at least 20 minutes daily have a clear literacy advantage over kids who read less or don’t read at all. This infographic…
High School Literature List ~ Popular or Contemporary Literature
High School Literature List - This is an extensive but certainly not exhaustive list of reading selections for high school. This fourth section focuses on Popular or Contemporary Literature.