Hoot: It’s Tough Being the New Kid This lesson will cover Chapters 7-14 of Hoot to include vocabulary and questions and the introduction of a research project to be completed independently.
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen: Protecting Wildlife "Hoot" is a great novel for enrichment class as well as Language Arts Literacy because there are so many relevant themes to today: bullying, new kid on the block, friendship and endangered animals. Guide your students through the novel with these activities and discussion questions.
Are Your Middle School Students Thankful This Thanksgiving? This Thanksgiving lesson teaches the students to write an essay on what they are thankful for in life. In addition, each student will make a turkey feather for a specific reason they have to be thankful. All of the feathers will form a huge turkey on the bulletin board.