Mrs. T's Middle Grades

Mrs. T's Middle Grades

Welcome to Mrs. Thompson's boards. I am a MS teacher (certified English 5-9 and Social Studies 5-9), and pins here are for myself and my students in grades 5-8.
Mrs. T's Middle Grades
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A college professor's frank & heart wrenching account of being stopped by police because he fit a profile.

thresholdofzero: “eastloscarosie: “ rollingwaves-woodencaves: “ blackmalefashion: “ This put me damn near in tears; read this encounter with police that professor Steve Locke went through, and it will explain everything you need to know about being.

Tools and bones from a submerged site in Florida show that Stone Age people lived in North America earlier than was once thought.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. ‘Nation’s T. rex’ stands upright for the first time in 65 million years — and he’s scary - The Washington Post

Archaeologists say the underwater discovery proves humans arrived on the continent at least years earlier than previously thought.

FREE World History Aspects of Culture Graphic Organizer

Graphic organizer that organizes the 13 aspects of culture. Includes a place for students to define culture as well. Student handout and key included. Check out World History Aspects of Culture Graphic Organizer

The Existentialism Of Parenthood by Elissa Field at Scary Mommy, Club Mid.  #parenting #children #writingparent #sliceoflife

This month’s challenge: answering the question, “Mom, what is a hippie?

Got to Teach!: Teaching Greek and Latin Roots

Greek and Latin Roots! Almost of the English language is derived from Latin and Greek languages. When students learn these “building blocks” it becomes easy for them to recognize and decode unfamiliar words that are related to a known root.

Huffington Post article - provocative look at what drives successful writers to plagiarize or take other ethical shortcuts, spec to Jonah Lehrer fall; also Stephen Glass, Frey, etc.

Journalist Who Took Down Jonah Lehrer Speaks Out

Journalist Michael Moynihan shares the discomfort of exposing Jonah Lehrer's deceit - as a responsibility, but seeing the sadness in it.

Moynihan, The Guy Who Uncovered Jonah Lehrer’s Fabrication Problem