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Eighth Grade Lesson Plans for English and Language Arts Subjects

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A fun group activity for learning about your classmates

Title – We All Have Things in Common By – Shula Sarid Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – 5-8  Group Work The pupils form groups. They can only have one person they know well. The pupils have …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Here is a good beginning-of-the-year lesson for introducing essay structure

  Title – Essay Structure Lesson By – Christine Helwig Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subject – Computers & Internet Grade Level – 6-9  This is a great lesson for introducing the essay structure to your students. By introducing the essay …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9  

Here is an elaborate idea for creating an interactive media community service project involving the creation of a logo, letterhead, brochure, newspaper ad, and PowerPoint presentation about a local ca

  Title – Interactive Media Community Service Project By – Ron Ross Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 8-12 Working in groups of 2 or 3, determine a school or community need and prepare …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Here’s a brief idea for writing Dates in French and back (the different date formats)

  Title – Race to Write By – Mary Drouillard Primary Subject - Language Arts (Foreign Language) Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – 5-8 Objective: to learn the French way to write the date (day, month, year) The class is divided into two …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This idea involves Research, Writing and creating a Time Capsule covering the 20th Century

Title – Millennium By – Karen Richau Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: To make us more aware of the changes that have occurred over the past one hundred years. Materials/Resources: Internet Historical documents Other media sources/magazines/books …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Sports scores and cookies teach word choice in these creative writing ideas

Title – Sports Score Descriptors By – Jennifer Blake Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 8-12 I use this lesson when teaching word choice in my creative writing unit. The students pair up and choose their favorite sport. They then …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Here students study multimedia persuasion techniques and use them to create Photo Story 3 advertisements

Title – Improving Multimedia Literacy Skills Using Photo Story 3 By – Emily Moore Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Social Studies, Music, Art, Grade Level – Grades 5-8  Concept/Topic to Teach: Deliberate juxtaposition of images, sound, …

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Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Students create a medieval crusade journal here after reading a story about Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine

Title – Crusade Journal By – Helen Venosdel Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: After reading Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World by Polly S. Brooks, students will create a diary/travelogue …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Performing conversations helps students review last year’s Spanish lessons

  Title – Beginning of the Year or Semester Review for returning students By – Alex Masciarelli Primary Subject – Language Arts – Spanish Grade Level – 6-8 Concept / Topic To Teach: Beginning of Year/Semester Review Standards Addressed: 1.1, 1.2 General …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here is a lesson on the impact of Greek mythology on modern times

Title – Impact of Greek Mythology on Modern Times By – Melissa Bennett Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 7- 9 Objective: Students will be able to tell a parent or friend about the role that Greek mythology plays in …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

This lesson is for creating a PowerPoint Presentation on the Revolutionary War

Title – American Revolutionary War PowerPoint Presentation By – Michelle Anderson Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers Grade Level – 5th – 8th Materials: Microsoft PowerPoint, reference materials for the Revolutionary War (this could easily be adapted to any unit of …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Here’s a creative way for students to comprehend the elements of a short story

  Title – A creative way to comprehend the elements of short story By – Burcu Alkan Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 5-8 Warm Up/Motivation: Greeting and friendly chat with students and introduction of …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This ELL article promotes proficient, independent and imaginative English writers by explicit teaching methods and four research based strategies

Title – Writing with ELL students By – Maria D. Fernandez Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 7-12 Introduction: Recent results for students in our school district demonstrate that the language of instruction was not a contributive factor in our …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

A good lesson that involves making a poetry notebook

  Title – Putting Together a Poetry Notebook By – Marna Peck Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Art, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-8 grade This project can be introduced at the beginning of an extensive poetry unit …

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Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

To demonstrate their Civil War knowledge, students write a diary entry or letter from the period, in this lesson

  Title – Civil War Diaries and Letters By – Andrea Smith Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Goals: Students will learn about the various effects that the Civil War had on people. They …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This is a good activity to do following a unit on Short Stories

  Title – Short Story Unit Final (Fun) Project for the Whole Class By – Johanna George Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 6-8 This is a perfect activity to do after you have done a unit …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This is a great card game for teaching vocabulary words to English, ESL, and foreign language students

      Title – Foreign Language Months/Vocabulary Card Game By – Matt Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-12 Note from LessonPlansPage.com: although this lesson is designed to teach foreign language months, we feel that it could be wonderfully …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

A daily spreadsheet is involved in this “Stock Market Game”

  Title – The Stock Market By – Nicole Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6 – 8 STOCK MARKET GAME Each group will be given $1,000 to spend how they …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here’s a good idea for making “Movie Posters” for Novels students have read

  Title – Movie Posters By – Kyle Larkin Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 7-9 After the students have read any novel, you can have them design their own posters to advertise the movie version …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

In this lesson, song lyrics are corrected for grammar and punctuation

Title – Grammatically Correct By – Bob Urbani Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 7-9 Procedure: Have students bring in the lyrics to a popular song or one of their favorite songs. Songs cannot have bad …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

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