Activities for Back-to-School & Year-Round in Middle & High School English

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
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Connect, Motivate, Model—those are just part of the motto of Mary Ledbetter’s Success One Step at a Time writing and reading / literature comprehension program.

These engaging activities not only connect students with their peers in the classroom, creating a writing workshop atmosphere, but with the “real” world as well.

The bundle includes research-based and classroom-tested activities such as some of the following:

Who Are You Game
Partner Interview Questions
Mystery Person
Who Am I Game
Autobiographical Blurbs
A Rose by Any Other Name
Give Me Five Words
Using Play-Doh in Writing
Cup-Up Poems
Snapshot Poems
And more…

Most of these activities can also be applied to various aspects of literature (e.g., describing a character for the class to identify, composing short pieces representative of symbolism used in a fictional work, etc.).

The time required to complete the lessons range from a 45-minute class period to 20-30 minutes, depending on the age and ability-level of the students.

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