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Middle School Literature

Middle-grade literature guides and reading recommendations. #midleved #middlegradebooks #middleschool

Discussion Guide for Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain, a compelling story of Chinese immigration to America. #nonfiction

Sea Turtle Scientist Discussion & Activity Guide with Common Core Connections (Grades 5-8) www.teachervision... #nonfiction #animals

The Elephant Scientist Discussion & Activity Guide with Common Core Connections (Grades 5-8) www.teachervision... #animals #biology #nonfiction

The Tapir Scientist Discussion & Activity Guide with Common Core Connections (Grades 5-8) www.teachervision... #animals #biology #nonfiction

This teacher's guide for Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker contains Common Core aligned reading activities for grades 5-12. #tragedies #CanadianHistory #CCSS #reading #midleved #literature #nonfiction #history

Examine the experience of America's first black paratroopers during World War II through discussion questions, writing prompts, and research activities for Courage Has No Color by Tanya Stone. #CCSS #InformationalText #NonFiction #WWII #middlegrade #yalit

Read Groundhog Weather School for free online from @WeGiveBooks. "...kids are drawn in by the thoroughly engaging tale while they learn fun facts about different animals (groundhogs in particular), seasons, weather, and predicting the weather."

Enter TeacherVision's Pinterest Sweepstakes for your chance to win copies of "Wreck This Journal" for your entire class! www.teachervision... The Sweepstakes runs October 19, 2012 - December 3, 2012 and is open to legal residents of the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Terms and Conditions: www.teachervision.... #wreckthisjournalsweeps

Use literature to study the Soviet Union during Stalin's dictatorial regime. Breaking Stalin's Nose is a 2012 Newbery Honor Book by Eugene Yelchin. #midleved #history

Draw students into the beetle word with this teacher's guide to "The Beetle Book" by Steve Jenkins. This printable classroom guide includes discussion questions for reading aloud, teaching ideas for the book, and a beetle project that can be adapted for use with primary or upper grade students. (Pre-K to 8th Grade)