Reading Standards for Informational Text Independent Practices in Middle School English Language Arts

Find free Middle School English Language Arts Independent Practices on Reading Standards for Informational Text.
Using the movie A Wrinkle in Time as a portal to the text, A Wrinkle in Time
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
New York DOE
This choice board, and subsequent links to other resources, provides a means to entice screen savvy students into some seriously engaging tasks that...
The Essentials of Argument Writing: Claims, Reasons, Evidence, & Counterclaims
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This lesson from www.wisewire.com integrates high-quality original instruction with trusted textual, audio, visual, and multimedia resources to guide...
Robin Hood Middle School Unit
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
This is an entire unit that follows: CCSS.RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account...
Media Literacy: Fake VS Real News
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Students will develop skills in media literacy by researching, drafting, editing and evaluating real and fake news and by working collaboratively...
PROMOTING  RESPECT & EMPATHY: A Toolkit for Educators of All Grades
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
Educate your students about respect and empathy! In the absence of empathy, differences have the potential to breed conflict. Members of the First...
A Real Life Gatsby
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2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby James “Jimmy” Gatz becomes Jay Gatsby. Gatz creates a false identity for himself to enter the...
Homeland Security History: Born out of 9/11
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 not only changed many Americans sense of security, but it also changed the organization of the security...
Themes of Belonging: Sandra Cisneros
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Sandra Cisneros writes about working class Latino life in America and has won many awards for her writing. She is best known for her book, “The House...
The Human Impact of America's Trash on EcoSystems
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
As human populations and per-capita consumption of natural resources increase, so do the negative impacts on Earth unless the activities and...
FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY: Close Reading a Soliloquy--Actively!
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Soliloquies are full of possibilities. Getting students inside a soliloquy can lead to all kinds of deep reading and surprising discoveries about the...