Middle school students grow up so fast! They are changing every day, from friends and hobbies to home life and personal goals. Chances are you gave out an interest inventory or asked for information at the beginning of the school year, but need to check in again to continue strengthening the personal connection with your students which makes you an effective teacher.
This single page cloze essay covers a range of topics from student self reflection to home life and future education and career goals using a variety of sentence and syntax structures: simple, compound, complex, and comma lists. Student responses can even be used as an informal assessment of articles, gerunds, and infinitives.
Editable Microsoft word doc allows you to customize and make changes to best suit your classroom. Please respect the copyright-- this fun freebie is for use by you and your students only :-)
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