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Scary Short Story Lesson Plan for Halloween! Peek at My Week

Middle School: Scary Short Stories from Patrick Carman. "Many of my students love this multimedia approach to reading and these books are a great way to persuade reluctant readers to read!"


This project correlates with my unit on forces and motion in my physical science middle school class. Over a span of three days, students design a car that will protect a raw egg from breaking when it hits the ground after being on a ramp. The students will then test and modify their design.

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Christmas Close Reading

{Christmas, christmas, Close Reading, close reading, Christmas close reading}Crazy Christmas Traditions from Around the World - Close Reading Article and ResourcesAre you searching for ways to empower your students to become independent readers, learners, and thinkers?Are you searching for ways to engage struggling middle school readers with common core reading strategies?Are you on the hunt for an engaging Christmas activity that fits seamlessly into your curriculum?


Middle School Daily Common Core Practice in Five Minutes a Day~ (Quick, Short Passages Are Included) Informational Text, Literature, Realistic Fiction, Dystopian Fiction, And More! $

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Narrative Writing Unit: 10-Day Personal Narrative Writing Unit (CCSS Aligned)

Upper Elementary - Middle School---- In this detailed, common-core aligned, 10-day unit, students will learn about narrative writing and actively participate in the writing process. Students will write personal narratives about an interesting experience


Pinner says. "  My kids love this game.  I have gotten emails from former students asking if I still play this.  One of my kiddos walked in first period today and said, Oh, were playing Grudgeball today?  You just made my day Mrs. Wilkins.  I have two oral presentations and this game is just going to let me have fun.  So, how do you play it? 1.  Each team gets 10 Xs. (I had a class, y