October 20th, 2021

Middle School Resource: What Shall I Be?

Middle School Resource What Shall I Be? In this activity, students will research the job market through the Internet. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.I.1, CDOS.I.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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October 13th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Right Triangle Side Squares by The Shodor Foundation

Middle School Resource Right Triangle Side Squares by The Shodor Foundation This interactive web-based resource helps students to visualize the Pythagorean Theorem. Students change the length of a side of a right triangle and, by doing so, they change the area of the squares adjoining each of the triangle’s sides. Related NY State Academic Standards: […]

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September 15th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Genre Lesson: What is a Mystery? by ReadWorks

Middle School Resource Genre Lesson: What is a Mystery? by ReadWorks In this lesson, students will identify the elements of a mystery. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.6.1, RL.6.3, and RL.6.5! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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September 8th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Pythagorean Theorem by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Pythagorean Theorem by ECSDM In this lesson, students will discover the Pythagorean Theorem. Students will also use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-life problems. Related NY State Academic Standards: 8.G.7, MST3.7.G.5, MST3.7.G.6, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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September 1st, 2021

Middle School Resource: Sharks by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Sharks by Discovery Education In this lesson, students will understand the following: Sharks exhibit a wide variety of adaptations that help them survive in their habitats. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.1.1, S.MS.LS.1.2, S.MS.LS.2.5 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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June 23rd, 2021

Middle School Resource: Forming Plural Nouns by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Forming Plural Nouns by ECSDM In this lesson, students will learn the rules for changing nouns from singular to plural. Through interactive SMART Board activities, students will practice changing singular nouns to plural nouns. As a culminating activity, students will create a collage of nouns where they identify both the singular and […]

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June 16th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Migrating Math from P.E. Central

Middle School Resource Migrating Math from P.E. Central In this lesson, students practice estimating distance traveled while walking. This lesson can also can be used to introduce backpacking/hiking or as a daily warm-up. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF, HPF.PE.I.1, HPF.PE.I.1.1, and HPF.PE.I.1.1.A! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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June 9th, 2021

Middle School Resource: The Solar System – A Review by ECSDM

Middle School Resource The Solar System – A Review by ECSDM This lesson was formulated for use with a multi-age middle school special education science class. Students are of varied abilities functioning from a kindergarten to a third-grade level. This lesson was designed as a review for the students and to allow the teacher to […]

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June 2nd, 2021

Middle School Resource: Work, Culture, and Society in Industrial America by Pappas

Middle School Resource Work, Culture, and Society in Industrial America by Pappas This DBQ explores the world of the rural men and women who moved to the cities in search of a better life. The Industrial Revolution began in Western Europe and eventually spread across much of the world. It transformed humanity’s age-old struggle with […]

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May 26th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Word Choice in Writing by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Word Choice in Writing by ECSDM The purpose of this lesson is to help students choose better words when they are writing dialogue. I introduce this lesson in writing remediation lab after the Language Arts teacher has presented this skill to the entire class. Students have a tendency to overuse the word […]

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