This project is so much fun for middle school students! They get the opportunity to take the skills we have reviewed in class, such as prediction and sequencing, and write and illustrate an ORIGINAL children's book. This project may be done on paper
These "Would You Rather" prompts are perfect for those "fun Friday" activities when you still want your students to be using their skills they've learned all year! My students LOVE doing these because they never know what the question will be. It is
This is primarily for teachers-- please check out the 6th Grade Reading Student TEKS Tracking Chart if you want one for your students!
This makes it so easy for me to see a "snapshot" of how students are doing within a class!
Give this chart to your students and let them see how they are progressing on each skill! So many times we just tell them-- let them see for themselves and provide that motivation they so desperately need!
In this essay, students get to explore their creativity and describe their dream house from the outside in. Afterwards, they can draw them! Students love writing this paper because "anything goes." What may be a dream to some, would be a nightmare
In this project, students are able to choose from a variety of mediums in which to display their creativity. Some projects are worth more points than others because they require more resources and/or effort. Some examples of projects include