It is never too early to begin training middle school students for tasks that they will inevitably have to face as they become young adults in the working world. The following lesson plan gives ideas to middle school students to successfully fill in a job application.
For history and social studies teachers, you can make your classroom look and feel like you’re sitting right in India! Not only will your middle school students enjoy the look, they will want to learn more about this country in the Far East!
Try these getting to know you activities on the first day of school or halfway through the year. It’s never too late to learn more about the people in your classroom. Middle school and high school students will enjoy breaking the ice with these fun activities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” Social skills are some of the most important building blocks of life. Here are some great ideas for incorporating social skills in your junior high groups.
This interactive activity “Make Your Own Recipe” article is meant for junior high or middle school children. I’ve used a simple and fun game show-like format that will keep the children engaged and help them learn about cooking methods and food groups.
This lesson plan for teachers on wants and needs provides a series of activities to help students learn the difference between basic needs for humans vs. wants. The activities can be modified for a variety of ages and skill levels.
Bullying in middle school is a large problem. “For every 25 middle school kids, an average of 2 kids are harassed daily and another 2 to 3 are bullied weekly” and “almost 9 out of 10 kids say they’ve seen someone being bullied,” reports the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Are you looking for a great way to help students internalize math concepts? Teaching mental math is just the thing! Find out why mental math is so important and discover how to motivate students to improve math skills using mental math ideas and activities.
A creative way students can showcase information about a selected profession is to make a career brochure. This lesson will give teachers various tools for aiding their students.
Motivate your students to write with a variety of games, creative writing activities, and fun assignments. Check out these ideas for your middle school class.