Middle School Reading Activities
16 Reading Strategies to Teach This Year
Musings from the Middle School: Interactive Student Notebooks and Close Reading... A Perfect Pair!
The Hungry Teacher: Guided Reading and Small Groups in Middle School PART II
Love this! It can be kept up all year and changed with each novel!
Tips & Tricks Teaching: Upper Elementary / Middle School Reading Freebies
Where the Magic Happens: How to Throw a Book Tasting For 2nd Graders. Reading motivation for all readers. Free printables, tips, and ideas.
Easy way to teach point of view in stories
24 Short Stories for Middle School (My Top Three Picks: 1st = #23, 2nd = #17, and 3rd = #2 (excerpt from novel)
Check out these picture dice! Use in a writing center or for writer's workshop. The dice are sure grab your students' interest and get their creative juices flowing.