This 23 slide powerpoint is aligned with California State Standards for consumer documents. It is appropriate for 7th and 8th graders. It includes images of documents such as a warranty, business letter, nutrition label, etc.
This 14 slide Power Point presentation is an introduction to report writing at the middle school level. It is geared toward the diary and writings of Anne Frank, but can be easily modified to fit your needs.
Many students love graphic novels and according to research, some usage of them in the classroom assists second language learners and struggling students with acquiring language as well as learning to recognize story parts. As a lead in to this
As we study author's heritage, we look at what influenced Mary Shelley to write her most powerful novel, Frankenstein. In an effort to better acquaint my at risk learners to the primary characters, we have a "Tea Party". Each student is assigned a
These quotes are pulled directly from the biography of Mary Shelley and the text of Frankenstein. They are all an example of either heritage, attitude or belief. They may be printed and then cut and pasted on index cards for sorting. My students did
This book project is very good for older students (fifth through ninth) as it allows for choice in product. It is also tiered according to difficulty, which makes it an effective tool for all learners.