Teaching Middle School: Grades 6-8

Find lesson plans for grades 6-8 covering material in core curricula such as English, math, science, social studies, and art. Many plans offer a series of lessons in a unit that you can teach during a several day or week time period, while others offer thematic tie-ins across several subjects, reinforcing the relevancy of the subject matter from different angles.
Learn from fellow teachers, parents and experienced caregivers about the development that happens during the middle school years so you can approach potential problems and challenges with wisdom and a sense of humor.

Top Tips for Raising a Motivated Reader

Reading is one of the most important academic fundamentals that schools teach. Though the technology of how we read has changed around us, the basic elements of Reading have not. Neither has the importance of the act of reading and how it follows us throughout our entire lives.

Five Great Jobs for Pre-Teens

If you have thought about helping your preteen get a job, it’s a great idea! It gives them a sense of responsibility, makes them feel good about themselves by using their skills to make their own money, and helps create confidence in them for future jobs.