Grades 5–8

Inspire your students to improve their vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing, and math skills with these language arts and math lesson plans.

Mt. Fraction Trail Mix Printable
Editor in Chief Printable
Outlining Essays Printable
Writing First Drafts Printable
Presenting Persuasively Printable
Letter Writing Printable
Short Story Writing
Writing From Experience Printable
Drafting and Revising Essays Printable

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Lesson Plans

NEW! Journey to Mt. Fraction (Grade 5)
Students will use visual fraction models and real-world problem solving to strengthen skills in multiplication and division with fractions.

Editor in Chief (Grades 5-8)
Students will learn how to edit work and will practice common editing notations, marks and the use of colored pens when editing and rewriting work.

Outlining Essays (Grades 3-6)
Highlight brainstorming and the elements of an expressive essay with this lesson.

Short Story Writing (Grades 6-8)
Use this lesson to assign a short story writing activity as well as to illustrate the critical steps of short story composition, including plot elements, brainstorming, and more.

Letter Writing (Grade 6-8)
Focus on adjectives, figurative language, and more with this lesson that will help your students prepare a personal and descriptive letter to a loved one.

Writing First Drafts (Grades 3-6)
Review outlining essays while you encourage your students to begin the draft writing process.

Presenting Persuasively (Grades 6-8)
Use this lesson to help your students identify the strongest and weakest components of their persuasive arguments.

Autobiographical Writing About Memories (Grades 6-8)
Lead a class discussion that helps students explore fall memories that inspire autobiographical writing.

Writing From Experience (Grades 7-12)
Allow your students to dig into their own personal backgrounds to write an expressive essay.

Drafting and Revising Essays (Grades 7-12)
Students learn to draft and revise essays.

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