Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!--use with novel and myth characters!
Assist your students with answering vocabulary questions. Questions include choosing the correct dictionary definition, locating context clues, and determining meaning of words. This resource is great for any middle school reading test prep.
Includes context clues station, non-fiction text structure, plot diagram practice, and practice with common reading vocabulary terms. This interactive escape room requires technology. This is a great form of test prep
Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.
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 intro
Picture Books in Middle School Using picture books in your classroom can engage reluctant readers, help introduce a lesson, and build community. Check out tips & resources for using picture books in middle school from The Hanson Hallway at The Secondary
Reading in Content Areas 1 - Students can utilize these Informational Task Cards for their textbook or articles that they may read in their various subject areas. The cards can be distributed like decks of cards or a few cards individually.
15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.