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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|
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.
Explore how music can have an emotional impact on a scene in a movie, then help teens write and film a scene of their own.
|Games & Tools|
Harry Potter. Frodo. Luke Skywalker. These popular characters from novels and films share a common root: the ancient myth of the heros journey. This tool gives teens the information they need to take a closer look at an epic hero or create a hero of their own.
|Tips & How To's|
Composing a blog entry gives teens practice in organizing and presenting their ideas effectively and a chance to communicate with their readers.
Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.
Tune in for recommendations of both old and new titles by distinguished African American authors who write for teens.
|Most Popular for Grades 7 8|
1 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Word Play
3 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades 3 – 12 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades K – 8 | Game & Tool