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End of the Year Activities for Middle School

End of the Year Activities for Middle School

Teaching middle school is not for the faint of heart, especially at the end of the school year. Students are excited about summer vacation, and that can cause a variety of classroom management issues. I’m always exhausted at the end of the school year and find it is wise to plan engaging activities for my […]

Christmas Activities for Middle School

Christmas Activities for Middle School

Finding the right Christmas reading comprehension activities and worksheets for middle school can help alleviate some of the stress ELA teachers face during the holidays. Many middle school students are very excited and may fondly remember working on Christmas activities in elementary school. I always wanted to include festive activities in my lesson plans, but […]

Thanksgiving Reading Activities for Middle School

Thanksgiving Reading Activities for Middle School

November is the perfect time to incorporate Thanksgiving reading activities into your middle school classroom. You’ve survived the chaos of Halloween and you still have a few weeks before the chaos before Christmas break begins. You even have several days off to look forward to in the month! Make the most of your instructional time […]

Halloween Activities for Middle School

Halloween Activities for Middle School

Anyone who has taught middle school knows that incorporating any sort of Halloween activities into your middle school classroom can feel risky. Middle schoolers are hyper and easily excitable even before you add candy into the mix. Despite this, I’ve found that it is definitely worth it to incorporate some Halloween activities and worksheets in […]

Classroom Management Strategies for Middle School

Classroom Management Strategies for Middle School

A challenging class can make teaching feel like it brings far more stress than joy, but that doesn’t have to be the case! As a teacher, you have a lot of ways you can turn even the most challenging class into a productive one. Just as you tell your students that every day is a […]