Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
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Resources for Grades 7 – 8
Seventh and eighth graders are nearing the end of middle school. The materials here can help you make the most of their time outside of school.
|Activities & Projects|
Invite teens to explore issues that are important to them, and then write a script and film a video public service announcement.
This activity invites children and teens to explore various careers and then write about what they might want to be when they grow up in a blog.
|Games & Tools|
Diamante poems are poems where the longest line comes in the middle, creating a diamond-like shape. The Diamante Poems tool helps children write these patterned poems.
|Tips & How To's|
By teaching teens some basic guidelines about online safety, you can help make sure the time they spend online is safe.
Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.
Tune in to this episode to hear about a range of titles by first-time YA authors, including mysteries, romances, humorous stories, and great contemporary realistic fiction.
|Most Popular for Grades 7 – 8|
1 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Word Play
4 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades K – 8 | Game & Tool