What better way to get your middle schooler's engaged in writing then to have them select the next hall of fame inductee! Kids love music and this is a perfect way for them to show off their writing skills to help their favorite musician or band.
Jackie Robinson overcame many obstacles to achieve success. Billie Jo also overcame obstacles. Through the use of "Justice at Last" and an excerpt from Out of the Dust students will compare the obstacles that both were faced with. Students will
Combine the joy of reading poetry with the fun of scrapbooking and you have a great project. Students investigate various literary techniques and analyze poetry in the process. This project can be done in a scrapbook or as a digital power point.
Imagine a steamy mug of hot chocolate on a cold winter's day. With this writing activity, I begin by serving the students hot chocolate to get the ideas flowing. Students then select a prompt and complete the task.