8th grade ELA Common Core Standards posters! Bring the English Language Arts standards to life and make them easier to understand with age-appropriate illustrations and kid-friendly "I can" language. Administrators, teachers, students, and parents love these posters!
Love TED Talks in the classroom?! Here is a versatile TED Talk viewer guide! This easy to use worksheet provides students with questions that may be used for any talk!
FREE! 1 week of daily Common Core language review for 8th grade! 5-A-Day: 5 tasks a day, M-Th. CCSS L.8.1-L.8.6. Also available for 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grades!
English lesson plans that leverage pop culture to teach complex ELA skills in engaging ways. Incredibly effective, whether you're teaching 8th grade or AP Language and Composition.
Essential reads for middle schoolers
24 Short Stories for Middle School (My Top Three Picks: 1st = #23, 2nd = #17, and 3rd = #2 (excerpt from novel)
Everything “I Can” Common Core for 7th & 8th Grades
A HUGE bundle of foldable organizers for ELA interactive student notebooks!!
FREEBIE Advanced Plot Diagram from How~2~Teacher on TeachersNotebook.com (1 page) - Challenge your mature learners with this advanced plot diagram. Scaling up a hill is much more entertaining than filling in a pyramid or triangle with story elements. Try it--its FREE!