Need practice with poetry for STAAR? Let your middle school students enjoy this wonderful poem by Harlem Renaissance poet, Countee Cullen. I showed them all the poetic techniques found in the poem and then used the five STAAR-type questions as an
Get your middle school students to write a comprehensive literary analysis essay after reading The Outsiders. All levels of students will shine with this assignment as they discuss author's theme, use of symbolism, and dynamic characterization.
This is a quiz / reading check over chapters 21 through 30 of The Lost Hero. Students will pull important quotes from the chapters and explain their relevance to the plot of these chapters. This is not a quiz where students simply answer
This is a quiz or reading check for chapters 41 through 49 of The Lost Hero. This is not a quiz where students answer questions about the chapter. Instead, students create a foldable, where each section covers each chapter. The information the
This is a quiz or reading check for The Lost Hero chapters 31- 40. This is not in the format of students answering questions. Students will generate answers for each chapter based on the letters of the alphabet... this is fun, creative, and
After reading The Outsiders, assign your students this essay to let them practice writing persuasively. They will read the prompt, brainstorm both sides of the issue, and create a thesis. This paper will be the perfect springboard for a great