Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
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|Grades 3 - 4|
|Grades 5 - 6|
|Grades 7 - 8|
|Grades 9 - 10|
|Grades 11 - 12|
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.
Encourage children to spend a little time thinking and writing about just what makes a hero and who their personal heroes might be.
|Games & Tools|
The Fractured Fairy Tales tool lets children play with three familiar fairy tales, changing many things including setting, characters, point of view, and plot.
|Tips & How To's|
Learning how to evaluate and write a review of a book is an excellent foundation for the critical thinking skills that a child will continue to draw on and refine throughout his or her life.
This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.
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 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
4 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project