Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
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|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.
Learn about diamante poems, and then consider the idea of cause and effect before working it into the diamante poem format.
|Games & Tools|
The Timeline tool allows users to create descriptive timelines of real or imaginary events.
|Tips & How To's|
Once a piece of writing has been revised and major changes have been made, writers edit to make certain that readers won't be confused or distracted by unintentional errors. Read on to learn how to begin editing a piece of writing!
Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.
In honor of National Poetry Month in April, tune in for recommendations of a variety of poetry books for teens.
|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 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
4 | Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project
5 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool