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Eighth Grade Lesson Plans for English and Language Arts Subjects

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This lesson looks at the Poetry of Music

  Title – Poetry of Music By – Eric Blackman Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 7-9 Concept/Topic to Teach: Poetic Devices General Goal: The learner will respond to various literary genres using interpretive and evaluative …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

In this newspaper lesson, students learn how to use photographs and visual design to convey messages

Title – Newspaper Article – Viewing and Representing By – R. Olivier Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 6th – 8th TEAKS/TAKS Objectives: 24(a) 25(a) Lesson Objective: The learner will use newspaper articles to understand how visual design is used …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

In “Writer’s Puzzle,” the student composes an essay with a beginning, middle, and end piece.

Title – Writer’s Puzzle By – Lori Foster Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: The student will compose an essay on a given topic with a beginning, middle, and end. SC state standards: 7-W1.2 Demonstrate the ability to …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here’s a “super” idea – have students create and write about their own “super-hero”

  Title – Creative Writing By – Krystal Joplin Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 5-8  A fun creative writing exercise is to have the students create their own “super-hero” with original names, powers, abilities, and …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This A-Z endangered animal research project requires a triorama of creative writing projects

Title – Endangered Animals By – Laura Friedman Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 4-8 Directions: Choose one of the endangered animals listed next to the first letter of your first name. (Example: Mike chooses Monk …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Science  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Here’s a new ice breaker idea – have groups perform a commercial for a new use for an old object

  Title – Ice Breaker By – Krystal Joplin Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 5-8  This is a fun way to get everyone to relax a little. Divide the class up into two’s or three’s and give them any …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

In this lesson, students write a mock television interview from a pet’s perspective

Title – How to Write & Conduct a Television Interview By – Marcy Winograd & Jacqueline Hirtz Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: Assuming the role of pets for the fictional Pet Entertainment Television, students will write and …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Mitch Lopate

Handouts: Introduction Alchemist Architect Artist Banker   Chef Doctor Printer Shipwright Mitch Lopate EDU 557.31; Dr. Gallagher Lesson Plan 5 – Grade 8 Topic:  Autobiography and training of a Guildsperson Subjects:  Language Arts, Social Studies Type of Lesson:  Reinforcement and Evaluation   …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

Students create a narrated video family tree photo story from a template in this lesson

Title – Who am I and Where am I from? By – J. Garza Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8  Concept / Topic To Teach: Students will create a family tree. Students will fill …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This is a good idea for writing poetry using the first lines of existing poems

  Title – Poetry First Lines Activity By – Christine Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 4-8 This is a great activity to use during a poetry unit or during any other time of the year when …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Day 10: Students present their energy conservation projects

Title – Do Something about… the Environment 10-Day Unit Day 10: Presentation Day By – Jordyn Wells/Do Something, Inc. Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Language Arts, O Grade Level – 9-12 Unit Information: The following lesson is the …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

This idea uses a song to teach linking verbs

Title – Linking Verbs By – Veronica Falzone Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 6-8 Using a song is a quick way to teach students linking verbs. Sometimes I have the students create their own “linking …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This is a lesson on letter formats

Language Arts Friendly Letters by Tonenikea D. Wilson Grade Level: 7th – 8th Major Objective: *To write a friendly letter with a proper heading, salutation, body, closing, and signature. *To compose, type, edit, and print letters using word processing. *To produce a …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

Here students write editorials on protagonist’s decisions

  Title – Writing Character Editorials By – Marcy Winograd Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 5-8 Standard: Write a multi-paragraph composition with a controlling thesis. Objective: Students will write an editorial defending or challenging the protagonist’s …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

A lesson called Edgar Allan Poe Poetry Readers Theater, dealing with his Poetry

Title – Edgar Allan Poe Poetry Readers Theater By – Rachel Schaeffer Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 8/9 Objective: Students will understand the content and themes discussed in four poems by Edgar Allan Poe: “The Raven”, “The Bells”, “Eldorado”, and …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

8, 9  

This language arts game is good for reviewing spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.

  Title – Exercising Grammar-Running Dictation By – Carrie Stradley Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 8-10 This lesson can be adapted to nearly any kind of activity, for any level, and for any subject. …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

8, 9, 10  

An idea to create a Story by multiple students (Chain Writing)

Title – CHAIN WRITING By – Sharon Hargis Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 5-8  MATERIALS: Photographs (clipped from magazines or books) Blank paper attached to photographs Pens Music PROCEDURES: Groups of four Each group is given a photograph of an …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Students Research about others and Write Biography Poems in this lesson idea

  Title – Bio Poems By – Monqiue Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 5-8 This last year my students researched famous or not so famous people on the internet by getting either biographies …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Mitch Lopate

Handouts: Introduction Alchemist Architect Artist Banker   Chef Doctor Printer Shipwright Mitch Lopate EDU 557.31 Lesson Plan 6 – Grade 8 Topic:  Shakespeare goes to the Show Subjects:  English, Drama/Theater, Language Arts, Music, Social Studies Type of Lesson:  Introductory, Reinforcement, and Evaluation …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

In this get-acquainted game, students look up creative adjectives to describe themselves

Title – Getting to know you By – Jennifer Burnett Primary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 7-8 There are a great deal of students in our school and each year it seems harder to learn their names. In order for …

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Subject:

Language Arts  

Grades:

7, 8  

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