Middle School Teaching Made Fun

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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
This is a six day unit which looks at the speeches "The Gettysburg Address", I Have a Dream", and "Lessons from the Dead". Students will identify literary devices used within the speeches, determine the effects of hearing the speeches being given
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Other, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
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3.6
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Students research a famous author and present it on a poster. This explains to students what information they need to provide in their project, the guidelines of the poster and a list of famous authors to choose from. This can be adapted to be done
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Posters
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3.5
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This document includes a teacher version of the Drama Unit Vocabulary and Notes along with a guided notes page for students to fill out as the notes are gone over in class. The Drama Unit PowerPoint has the same notes for those who would like to
Subjects:
Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts
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4 ratings
3.6
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
I have my students answer the questions as we watch the movie.
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Movie Guides
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
The Farewell Address is broken up into seven sections. Students are given a section either in a group or on their own. They determine key words and then write a summary of their section.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, U.S. History, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Other, Activities
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2 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
This PowerPoint goes with the Drama Unit Vocabulary and Notes document. Teachers can project this and have students fill in the guided notes as they go through the presentation.
Subjects:
Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
I created these for my students to use at home, and when they are finished with work in class. There are 113 things covered. In class I have attached magnets to them so that they stick to my white board. I have the students on teams and they race to
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th
Types:
Study Guides, Flash Cards, Games
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
Guidelines for a student created Dictionary of ELA Vocabulary Terms. These terms are also terms that will been seen on the STAAR test. It is a great way to get students to use the dictionary to look up definitions and refresh them on the meaning of
Subjects:
Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Homework
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2 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
This is a set of vocabulary flashcards to help with the review for the 8th Grade Science STAAR. It includes key terms from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade that need to be known for the assessment. There are over 150 terms and definitions.
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Printables
$10.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
These are flash cards containing basic vocabulary from each genre. I use them during intervention to help students prepare for state standardized tests. Students can use them on their own for practice or I have printed out multiple copies, put the
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Flash Cards
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
This is a daily pacing guide for the 2015-2016 school year calendar. This calendar shows where units should fall within the school year and which standards should be covered on each day of a unit. This calendar ensures that each standard is covered
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Whole Courses, Homeschool Curricula
$10.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
I put this together to help review my 8th Grade students for the U.S. History State Assessment. Events Covered: Founding of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Founding of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Founding of Connecticut, Founding of Pennsylvania, Founding
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
This is a Student Peer Evaluation sheet to be filled out by group members when group projects are done. I average the grade that the other group members gave that student and either use it as half of the overall grade or as a separate grade.
Subjects:
For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Handouts, Classroom Forms
$0.95
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4.0
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This includes 41 days of warm-ups. Each slide contains the daily word root, two example words, and instructions for the student to write a complete sentence using each of the example words.
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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I send a copy of this home at the beginning of the year so that parents know what is expected of their child in my class. I also have my students put a copy in their binders to refer back to throughout the year when they are not following procedures.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Classroom Forms, For Parents
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
I put this together to help review my 8th Grade students for the U.S. History State Assessment. Documents Covered: Mayflower Compact, Magna Carter, English Bill of Rights, Jamestown, Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, Declaration of Independence,
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
I put this together to help review my 8th Grade students for the U.S. History State Assessment. Colonization, Revolution, New Nation, Industrial Revolution, Civil War, Reconstruction: Mercantilism, Representative Government, Joint-Stock Company,
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.00
1 rating
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
I use this at the beginning of my unit covering Myths and Mythology. There is a page that students can fill in as you go through the Notes with the class. You will need to download it separately.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Other
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This is an assignment that can go with the Drama Unit Vocabulary Notes or without. It includes an area where students choose 10 drama unit vocabulary terms and create a crossword with them. They use the definitions as a clue. On the back there are
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
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By Middle School Teaching Made Fun
Students are given a literary term. They must then find either a song or poem that shows an example of their term being used. This outlines what they must include in their project and how it should be presented.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Outlines
$0.99
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4.0
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I am beginning my fourth year as an 8th grade ELA teacher. I have spent the last three years being the only 8th grade ELA teacher on my campus so I learned to rely on myself to come up with fun lessons.

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