Middle School Humanities

Inspire and educate middle school students with these engaging ideas for humanities education. Explore diverse topics and foster critical thinking skills in your classroom.
Students are always curious about period products when we learn about puberty! Health education can be hands-on - let them touch the menstrual products! Check out this blog post for easy-to-implement teacher tips and teacher tricks for teaching puberty in fifth grade and middle school. Physical Education, Raising, Ideas, Middle School Health, Nursing School, Teaching Grade, Health And Physical Education, School Nursing, Reproductive System

When I teach about puberty, I want all my students to understand that there is nothing to be ashamed of when it comes to how their bodies and their classmates’ bodies work. I especially want to push back against the stigma around discussing menstruation. The way I see it, puberty education and social justice are inextricably linked. This is what I do to bring in social justice perspectives when I teach my fifth-grade students about puberty!

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Classroom management is critical for creating and maintaining a positive learning environment.  Students of all ages - even middle school and high school - thrive on structure.  Read this post to read about the foundation for my classroom culture and the #1 tool I use for formative assessment! Organisation, High School, Middle School Science, Pre K, Middle School Classroom Management, Classroom Management Strategies, Middle School Classroom, Classroom Procedures, Teaching Middle School

Classroom management is critical for creating and maintaining a positive learning environment. Students of all ages - even middle school and high school - thrive on structure. Read this post to read about the foundation for my classroom culture and the #1 tool I use for formative assessment!

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Teach characterization by using fun, short videos with compelling characters and problems.  Guide students through character analysis with critical thinking questions.  Ideal middle school activity -- five video suggestions.  Perfect mini lesson and introduction to characterization.  Lesson plan included. Comprehension, Middle School Ela, Humour, Middle School Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching English, Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Teaching Middle School

Teach characterization by using fun, short videos with compelling characters and problems. Guide students through character analysis with critical thinking questions. Ideal middle school activity -- five video suggestions. Perfect mini lesson and introduction to characterization. Lesson plan included.

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Since I don't have a vocabulary book or program that I HAVE to follow at my school, I used to always worry if I was doing enough vocabulary instruction. Even when I was theoretically following best practices or authentically investigating words as they came up in texts, I was concerned about if I was really helping my students become better readers. After a lot of trial and error, I'm now proud of what we do for middle school vocabulary, which falls into four main areas: Specific Words for…

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As a middle school teacher, it can be hard to manage difficult classes. But don't worry - help is here! Learn helpful classroom management tips and strategies to gain control in your 6th, 7th, or 8th grade classroom! You will be ready to start class and the year off on the right foot with these middle school classroom management ideas! Middle School Classroom Management, Middle School Social Studies Classroom, Middle School Management, Effective Classroom Management, Classroom Management Strategies, Middle School Behavior Management, Middle School Classroom, Middle School Teacher Ideas, Classroom Behavior Management

As a middle school teacher, it can be hard to manage difficult classes. But don't worry - help is here! Learn helpful classroom management tips and strategies to gain control in your 6th, 7th, or 8th grade classroom! You will be ready to start class and the year off on the right foot with these middle school classroom management ideas!

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