A compendium of motivating and fun puzzles, stories, and adventures that are meaningfully aligned with eighth grade Common Core Language Arts Standards
Full of engaging puzzles, stories, and adventures, this collection of motivating and fun activities is specifically aligned with eighth grade Common Core English Language Arts and Literacy State Standards and is perfect for reinforcing specific skills and ideal for differentiated instruction in a classroom with varying skill levels. The activities, which cover a range of reading levels and text complexity, each correlate to specific standards and include topics such as key ideas, details, craft and structure, and integration of knowledge and ideas. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are also incorporated into the lessons throughout the book, which include assessments to measure a student’s strengths and weaknesses in each major skill area. This comprehensive set of activities is an invaluable resource for the busy educator teaching to the Common Core State Standards.
About the Author
Jodie Fransen is a National Board–certified middle school English teacher with 26 years of experience as an educator, writer, and trainer. She lives in Superior, Colorado.