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Adjective Practice          Getting the Most Out of Reading             Self Discovery

Confusing Words                          Graffiti

 

Teaching Mental Health         Human Trafficking               Teenage Vaping-E-Cigs

 

NEWLY LISTED!

Florida Collection 6th Grade Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Florida Collection - 6th Grade - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Textbook

Supplemental Activities for the Complete Textbook - 6th Grade

Supplemental Activities for Collection 1 - 6th Grade - FACING FEAR

Florida Collection 6th Grade Collection 1 Facing Fear

6th GRADE COLLECTION 1Facing Fear

The Ravine                            Fine?                         Life Doesn't Frighten Me

Fears and Phobias        Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off           Wired for Fear 

 

Supplemental Activities for Collection 2 - 6th Grade - ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE

Florida Collection 6th Grade Collection 2 Animal Intelligence

6th GRADE COLLECTION 2 ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE

The Mixer                        Tribute to the Dog                  Animal Wisdom/Last Wolf

How Smart Are Animals     Wondrous World of Wildlife Spies

 

Supplemental Activities for Collection 3 - 6th Grade - DEALING WITH DISASTER

Florida Collection 6th Grade Collection 3 Dealing With Disaster

6th GRADE COLLECTION 3 DEALING WITH DISASTER

Mammoth Shakes & Monster Waves    After Katrina         The Banana Tree

A Night to Remember               from Titanic at 100

 

Supplemental Activities for Collection 4 - 6th Grade - MAKING YOUR VOICE HEARD

Florida Collection 6th Grade Collection 4 Making Your Voice Heard

6th GRADE COLLECTION 4 MAKING YOUR VOICE HEARD

My Wonder Horse                   Wild Animals Aren't Pets                          Eleven

A Voice

 

Supplemental Activities for Collection 5 - 6th Grade - DECISIONS THAT MATTER

Florida Collection 6th Grade Collection 5 Decisions That Matter

6th GRADE COLLECTION 5 DECISIONS THAT MATTER

It Worked for Me          First Day of School           The Road Not Taken

Paul Revere's Ride          Doomed Flight/Memorial Flight 93

 

Supplemental Activities for Collection 6 - 6th Grade - WHAT TALES TELL

Florida Collection 6th Grade Collection 6 What Tales Tell

6th GRADE COLLECTION 6 WHAT TALES TELL

Black Ships Before Troy    The Apple of Discord     Yen-Shen: Cinderella Story

The Prince and The Pauper     Role of Myths in Ancient Greece

 

Lessons and Activities for ALL Subject Areas

 

These Lessons and Activities are Great for Those Days When Some of Your Classes Are Not Being Taught Due to Other Activities or Testing

 

 

RIGHT/LEFT BRAINED   FILE FOLDER GAMES     TEAM BUILDING

 

   

DRAW A TREE               DRAW A PIG              FRIDAY ACTIVITIES

          TO KNOW YOURSELF      PERSONALITY TEST

 

   

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES    CRITICAL THINKING     BULLY FREE CLASSROOM

PORTFOLIO                    ACTIVITIES                                                 

 

Semester and Year Long Lessons and Supplemental Activities

 

   

9th Grade FLORIDA           10th Grade FLORIDA           EOC ALGEBRA

Collections                            Collections                                               

 

     

EOC GEOMETRY      CHARACTER EDUCATION     EDGE LEVEL C

                                                                                            10th Grade

 

 

EDGE LEVEL B            WORLD HISTORY - Coming Soon

9th Grade                           9th Grade

 

8th GRADE COLLECTION 1CULTURE AND BELONGING

8th grade collection 1   my favorite chaperone 

8th Grade Collection 1  My Favorite Chaperone   Bonne Annee

Culture and Belonging                                 by                              by

6 Passages                       Jean Davies Okimoto        Jean Pierre Benoit

 

A Place to Call Home     from the Latehomecomer    New Immigrants Share Their Stories

by                                           by                               by 

Scott Bittle                     Kao Kalia Yang                      Lisa Gossels

The Powwow at the End of the World

by

Sherman Alexie

8th Grade Collection 2 - THE THRILL OF HORROR - 4 Passages

 

The Tell-Tale Heart                    Scary Tales                    The Monkey's Paw

Edgar Allan Poe                    Jackie Torrence                     W. W. Jacobs

What is the Horror Genre?

Sharon A. Russell

8th Grade Collection 3 - THE MOVE TOWARDS FREEDOM - 5 Passages

Narrative Life Frederick Douglas         Hariet Tubman         The Drummer Boy of Shiloh

 

Bloody Times Abe Lincoln              O captain My Captain

8th Grade Collection 4 - APPROACHING ADULTHOOD - 5 Passages

Marigolds                                      Hanging Fire                     When Do Kids Become Adults

Is 16 Too Young to Drive         Your Phone Can Wait/Distracted Driving

8th Grade Collection 5 - ANNE FRANK'S LEGACY - 5 Passages

The Diary of Anne Frank     from The Diary of a Young Girl     from The Book The Life

 

After Auschwitz                    There But for the Grace

8th Grade Collection 6 - THE VALUE OF WORK - 5 Passages

from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer             One Last Time               Teens Need Jobs

Chicago                        My Mother Enters the Work Force

7th GRADE COLLECTION 1 BOLD ACTIONS

   

Rogue Wave                        Covering Issues in the News               The Flight of Icarus

 

Icarus Flight                       Women in Aviation

7th GRADE COLLECTION 2PRECEPTION AND REALITY

The People Could Fly          The Song of Wandering Aengus              Sonnet 43

Magic and the Brain                 Pavement Chalk Art              Another Place, Another Time

Sorry, Wrong Number

 

7th GRADE COLLECTION 3 Nature at Work

Memoir from Mississippi Solo         Soliloquy from the Tempest         Allied with Green

Big Rocks Balancing Acts     Ode to Enchanted Light     Sleeping in the Forest

7th GRADE COLLECTION 4 Risk and Exploration

Dedication Aerospace Center    Exploring Ocean Giant Leap  from Living in the Dark

Your World Poem

7th GRADE COLLECTION 5 The Stuff of Consumer Culture

Life in the 21st Century            Always Wanting More                               Dump

Earth A Gift Shop

7th GRADE COLLECTION 6 Guided By A Cause

Flesh & Blood So Cheap          Triangle Factory Fire                           from Uprising

Working Toward Peace               A Poem for My Librarian                    Train Time

Short Stories and Novel Lessons and Supplemental Activities

 

   

Night Drive by Will F. Jenkins                The Night the Ghost Got In                   All Summer in a Day

                                              by James Thurber                                       By Ray Bradbury

 

   

A Visit of Charity                    Letter to Viceroy Lord Irwin                     Revolution 2.0

by Endora Welty                       by Mahandas Gandhi                      by Wael Ghonim

   

Letter from Birmingham Jail                         Macbeth Murder Mystery                 The Holinshed's Chronicles

by Martin Luther King, Jr.                              by James Thurber                              by Raphael Holinshed

    

Macbeth                                                       The Night Face Up                              Coming to Our Senses

by William Shakespeare                                      by Julio Cortazar                                        by Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

   

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark          Science Writing from Simplexity          Graphic Novel from the Metamorphosis

by Emily Dickenson                                    by Jeffrey Kluger                                    by Franz Kafka

 

   

Novella from the Metamorphosis                              My Life as a Bat                    from Hope for Animals

by Franz Kafka                                    by Margaret Atwood                                   by Jane Goodall

 

   

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer                         Without Title                                      The Lottery

by Walt Whitman                                        by Diane Glancy                                        by Shirley Jackson

 

   

The American Flag Stands for Tolerance               from Texas vs Johnson Majority Opinion              What of This Goldfish Would You Wish

                                                                by Ronald J. Allen                                            by Etgar Keret

 

   

The Journey                          The Real Reasons We Explore Space                    from the Odyssey by Homer

                                                                                                                             The Wanderings of Odysseus

by Mary Oliver                                           by Michael Griffin                                                                           

 

                   

The Leap                                          Is Survival Selfish                                   from Night

by Louise Erdrich                                by Lane Wallace                                      by Elie Wiesel

 

   

Pyramus and Thisbe                  The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet                                      My Shakespeare

                                                                                                                                                                                               

   

The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket                    When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine              The Censors 

by Yasunari Kawabata                        by Jhumpa Lahiri                                     by Luisa Valenzuela

 

   

Reading Lolita in Tehran                                   I Have A Dream                             The Gettysburg Address

by Azar Nafisi                         by Martin Luther King Jr                                               

 

   

Once Upon A Time                                    The Moustache                                    The Voyage of the Frog

by Nadine Gordimer                                    by Robert Cormier                                    by Gary Paulsen

 

     

Civil Peace                          A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings                         The Fly

by Chinua Achebe                        by Gabriel Garcia Marquez                              by Kathrine Mansfield 

 

   

Liars Don't Qualify                               Rules of the Game                              The Scholarship Jacket

by Junius Edwards                                    by Amy Tan                                        by Marta Salinas

 

   

The Veldt                                               The Fun They Had                                        The Friday That Everything Changed

by Ray Bradbury                                              by Issac Asimov                                         by Anne Hart

 

   

A Raisin in the Sun                              The Lord of the Flies                              The Odyssey

by Lorraine Hansberry                                   by William Golding                                   by Homer

 

   

The Story of An Hour                               To Kill A Mockingbird                               A Ghost Story

by Kate Chopin                                        by Harper Lee                                        by Mark Twain

 

   

Romeo and Juliet The Play                                   The Sniper                                        Thank You Ma'am

                                                           by Liam O Flaherty                                   by Langston Hughes

 

   

The Necklace                                  ESSAY The Man in the Water                         The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

by Guy de Maupassant                         by Roger Rosenblatt                                     by James Thurber

 

   

The Landlady                                            Fire and Ice                                             The Combing

by Roald Dahl                                        by Robert Frost                                       by Gladys Cardiff

 

   

Fog                                                    The Gift                                                           Daily

by Carl Sandburg                                    by Li Young Lee                                    by Naomi Shihab Nye

 

   

The Most Dangerous Game                                    The Scarlet Ibis                                       The Gift of the Magi

by Richard Connell                                       by James Hurst                                           by O'Henry

 

   

Harrison Bergeron                              Hope is the Thing With Feathers                             Ain't I A Woman

by Kurt Vonnegut                                        by Emily Dickinson                                        by Sojourner Truth

 

   

Harlem                                   The Seven Ages of Man                                   My Papa's Waltz

by Langston Hughes                              by William Shakesphere                                    by Theodore Roethke

 

 

The Road Not Taken                              The Cask of Amontillado

by Robert Frost                                   by Edgar Allan Poe

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