As a middle grade/middle school teacher, parents typically want ideas for how to help their struggling readers. That's tricky, because I just want to say, "Read! Read! Read!" But I know they might need more direction. I made this hand-out and posted it, along with book recommendation lists, as a FREEBIE in my store for you to use too! Link in profile.
Looking for fun and easy ways to decorate your middle school classroom? Check out this blog post from Musings from the Middle School!
Look Around! Meaning in Context
Middle School Context Clues Worksheet Lesson Activity - Look Around!
Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!
These high-interest middle school nonfiction passages are winners. Students will learn unusual facts as they practice their close reading and comprehension skills. Short answer, written response, and multiple choice questions are included. An answer key is included.$
The Hungry Teacher: Guided Reading and Small Groups in Middle School PART I
End of the Year Learning Stations for Middle School with EDITABLE Templates
End of the Year Learning Stations and Activities for Middle School Students
How to play Head’s Up Vocabulary!
math games, algebra activities, vocabulary games, middle school math, maths 7-12, maths
Teach EVERY reading literature and reading informational text common core state standard with film clips (Grades 6-8)! Common Core ELA Test Prep is FUN with VIDEO CLIP ACTIVITIES! Use videos to teach inferencing! Use pixar shorts to teach main idea, plot characterization! Use spoken word and speeches to teach theme! An entire year of middle school english curriculum. NO PREP secondary text bundle for reading literature and informational text standards #videostoteachinferencing