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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Toolbox / Grades 6-8

Toolbox / Grades 6-8

Students will read and/or listen to several poems that use imagery as a literary device to allow the reader to visualize a topic or theme. They will then create their …

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Time for revision! In this robust lesson, students will have the opportunity to go step by step through the revision process to add necessary “VITAMINS” to the weak sentences provided …

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The theme in this story is friendship. Students will listen to the read-aloud, Enemy Pie by Derek Munson, and think about how the author portrayed the theme. Then, in a …

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In this lesson, we want to challenge our students to work hard and keep going. Students will kick-off 2021 by creating a vision board, helping to focus their efforts on …

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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 …

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Written by the son of a career officer, this book explores the branches of the Armed Services and speaks from the heart about the honor, privileges and sacrifices of military …

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How do others perceive you? How is it that two people can look at the same thing, but see something entirely different? In this lesson students will listen to the …

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In this lesson students will learn to identify the productive questions that author's use to generate specific elaborative detail and then use those questions to generate a segment of their own …

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The Memory Box - Friendships Made This is a great end of the year lesson to replace some of the activities like signing yearbooks. Using a vivid verb, students will …

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This month, connect on a meaningful level with your students as they spend their days and weeks at home. Through the song “Be A LIght” students will make connections to …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8