This set of 20 questions follows the Walt Disney film NATIONAL TREASURE, starring Nicolas Cage. Much of the basis of the film lies in history surrounding the American Revolution, so this is an ideal activity for a middle school United States
This basic pre-writing organizer is in a table form, with space allocated for a research question, an introduction, three body paragraphs (with three details apiece), and a conclusion. It can be used for any content area at any grade level.
This chart is designed to accompany chapter one of Thomas B. Allen's young adult nonfiction book GEORGE WASHINGTON, SPYMASTER: HOW THE AMERICANS OUTSPIED THE BRITISH AND WON THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. Students are guided into active reading of the
Perfect for an American Government class or history unit, this Electoral College resource includes links to two online instructional videos and sets of questions to accompany each. The resource concludes with a reflection paragraph. The preview
This colorful, handy reference guides middle school social studies students on appropriate conventions, formatting, word choice, and more to achieve a scholarly tone in their formal writing assignments. The second page is a basic writing process
Middle school students often have trouble with the concept of summarizing, a skill that is critical for quality research, writing, and presentation. These four basic steps for effective summarizing provide students with a framework to develop their
Ideal for middle school-aged students who are researching political candidates, this resource is a step-by-step guide to finding out more about a candidate's background and his or her views on a given issue. Teachers who use this resource will have
This Publisher document serves as a template to be paired with the Candidate Profile Project (also available in this TpT store as a digital download). Please be sure that you and your students have access to Publisher before purchasing this
This summer reading letter is the perfect way to assess a student's independent reading over summer vacation but could easily be used as an independent reading project at any point in the school year. The project will work with any book a student
How do I know what's important when I read?
What notes should I take in the margins of my books?
Ideal for late lower school- or early middle school-aged students, this two-page PDF provides students with answers to these questions, with six
An enlarged version of each reading tool in the "Tools for Reading & Understanding" product also available in this TpT store, this bulletin board set complements that listing perfectly or can be a stand-alone bulletin board package. Each of the