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  2. A place for lesson plans, student activities, and cool classroom ideas for Middle Schoolers! This wiki is used by teachers & students all working together as collaborators! Our other Prof Dev Steam-Powered wiki is mainly for educational technology professional development... this wiki is designed to be hands on stuff for kids and by kids!
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  7. book pass:  the freedom of choice!
inspired by a session i saw when i attended the AASL conference in Reno, NV....it’s special activity to promote pleasure reading in the Media Center. basically, i set up the Media Center as if it was an in-house Book Fair...taking a loads and loads of some of my newest, coolest, and most popular books and i loaded them on tables.... purposefully messy even HAPHAZARDLY!
click above or the pic beside for more!  including downloadable lessons, BCR’s, worksheets, PPT’s and more!
 
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Attack of the Killer Blurb & the 3 Little Stinky Cheese Men!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Great Depression and the Dustbowl
 
 
 
 
Causes of the Holocaust & Background  Contextural Information
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8th Grade Research Unit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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photos from creative commons, library of congress & our research database
 
 our research databases
 
 
 
“burning with optimism’s flames” - andy partridge - Xtc