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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

December 2020 Grades 5-8 Lesson of the Month



What is the perfect gift? Are there gifts that last a lifetime? In this lesson, students will listen to the read-aloud, What is Given from the Heart by Patricia C. McKissack, and then write a paragraph about the perfect gift. HINT: It’s not something you buy! 


Download              December 2020 Grade 5-8 LOM Powerpoint
Download              December 2020 Grade 5-8 LOM Google Slides



Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8