Middle School ELA
Loving Language Arts ELA Resources | Elementary | Middle | High,
A+ Literature Guidesand 10 others
·Collaborative Middle School ELA! Rules: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade ELA Only! No more than 3 pins per day. Let's help each other by re-pinning each other's pins to…
Last updated 11 hours ago
Bringing out the BEST Behavior
Fun, Funny, Silly ELA
Back to School
End of School Year Approaching Summer
Presentations & Debates
ELA Test Prep
Reading in Science & Technical Subjects
Related to Covid-19 Coronavirus
Distance Learning & Blended Learning
Current Events & Seasonal
Literacy in Social Studies
The Need for Restorative Practices
Discipline in school settings has been a difficult issue to tackle for many years, usually swinging from one extreme to the other. Corporal punishment led to leniency and an inability to enforce discipline. Then zero tolerance policies tried to rein things back in, but with many casualties and not much success overall. Now there is a very promising way to tackle discipline. Restorative practices helps to grow a healthy community filled with social emotionally healthy students and staff....
Paired Passages and Writing with the RACE Strategy
Are your students struggling with paired passages? Check out this easy to manage packet of short passages and writing prompts to get them started. Students will read and respond using the RACE strategy. Great for test prep and scaffolding. #racestrategy #elatestprep #pairedpassages #pairedtexts #commoncoreela #middleschoolela #elacenters #literacycenters #writingcenters #writinglessons
My Rule #1 for Teaching Middle School
I learned from experience (sometimes the hard way) about how to bring out the best behavior in middle schoolers. When teaching adolescents, it's best to be prepared, knowing ahead of time how you'll react to situations. This blog post, My Rule #1 for Teaching Middle School, will help you do that. Based on years of experience instructing pre-teens, trying to be just the right mix of cool and strict as a teacher, I came to understand the most important strategy of all for teaching middle school.
20 Fall ELA Lesson Ideas & Samples - Reading & Writing in Autumn (Grades 4-8 & 6-12)
20 ideas, resources, and lessons for grades 4-8 and 6-12 reading, writing, and language in Autumn English language arts class. Poetry, stories, writing poems and summaries, writing how-to explanatory, informative text, free time activities, reading & writing figurative language, reading & researching informational text, and more for ELA students in upper elementary, middle school, & high school. Perfect for back-to-school time in English class. Engaging lessons get kids excited to read & write.
Middle School High-Interest Informational Text Passages & ELA Tasks - VOLUME II
Volume II. HIGH-INTEREST 1-page passages middle school kids love! How can they possibly love them, you ask? Easy! These passages are far more interesting & relevant to their everyday lives than most other passages are. Kids in grades 6, 7, 8 keep reporting they LOVE the texts! They practice skills aligned to ALL 10 Reading Informational Text Standards AND language, writing, listening, viewing too. Easy-print OR digital for flexible classroom, remote, or hybrid English Language Arts.TIME SAVER!
10 Fun Back-to-School Writing Ideas
10 Back-to-School ELA Writing Ideas That Will Make Your Students Think YOUR Class is the Coolest! Get them acquainted, comfortable, and interested in writing with these great language arts activities. Make them look forward to writing in your class and excited to learn!
Inspire Your Students to Change the World!
A perfect item for teachers and educators anywhere: school, church, homeschool, clubs and more. Delivers an inspiring message. Perfect for you or your favorite educator. This gift idea features a map of the world, symbolizing the far-reaching effects that teachers have in their students' lives. It blends beautifully with the inspiring message of teaching students strong character and leadership for life. Perfect to wear anywhere students will see a visible show of your support. #InspiringTshirt
Free High-Interest Passage & RI.3 Task: "10 Reasons to Live Off the Grid"
EASY PRINT OR DIGITAL HIGH-INTEREST TOPIC students of all ages (and adults) are curious about in a 1-page blog-post-style informational text passage that provides 10 reasons for living off the grid! It's paired with 1 page of ELA tasks that assess reading, writing, and language skills aligned to multiple core standards assessed on standardized tests. Focuses MOST intently on analyzing how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text (Aligns to CCRA.3).
Find High-Interest ELA Texts With Topics Kids Grades 4-12 Actually WANT to Read & Write About
Textbooks are boring because the content is too long, often irrelevant to kids, not interesting, and the tasks that go with them are lengthy and don't get straight to the point. That's why I made an alternative to textbooks: high-interest one-page texts on topics kids actually like reading about, with interesting to-the-point, standards-based tasks and practice tests that are more engaging and don't waste time. So, check out my store on TPT called Loving Language Arts for grades 4-12.
Save Yourself Hours With Printable & Digital Reading Passages Paired With ELA Tasks or Tests Gr.4-12
Grade-Specific Workbooks for Grades 4-12 English language arts, including standardized questions that assess reading, writing, language, viewing, listening, literacy in science and social studies and history standards. 1-page front-to-back high-interest passages paired with targeted tasks or practice tests. Easy-print printables for in-person learning AND digital versions for easy remote learning.