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Middle School Junior High Writing Printable Worksheets

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  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students compare and contrast building made from plant materials. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare and contrast health remedies made from plant materials. Check out our Living on Planet Earth Series. ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • Use this 'Writing: Study Skills Note Taking and Paragraph Writing' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Study Skills Note Taking and Paragraph Writing'. Note taking and paragraph writing are essential study skills. Learn how to take notes on the important content found in nonfiction texts. Learn how to compose strong original paragraphs from the notes taken.
  • Use this '"How to" Posters: Friendly Letter' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this '"How to" Posters: Friendly Letter'. This set of two posters can also be adapted for a mini-office. Step by step directions explain the format and style of a friendly letter.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Formatting a Business Letter (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Formatting a Business Letter (upper elem/middle)'. "This business letter is all mixed up! Cut out the pieces and paste them together correctly OR copy out the text in the correct order and format."
  • Use this '"How to" Posters: Business Letter' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this '"How to" Posters: Business Letter'. This set of three posters can also be adapted for a mini-office. Step by step directions explain the format and style of a business letter.
  • This lesson uses passages from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll to introduce the concept of puns.
  • Use this 'How to Argue... Using Fallacies (part 1) -upper elementary/middle' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'How to Argue... Using Fallacies (part 1) -upper elementary/middle'. This thorough unit is packed with information about some of the most common fallacies: how to spot them, and how to avoid them. Subsequent lessons are available on our member site.
  • Use this 'How to Write a Four Star Extended Response' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'How to Write a Four Star Extended Response'. Directions for writing an extended response on starred border paper.
  • Booklet format for students to write a short report on the individual contributions and accomplishments of a famous woman.
  • Booklet format for students to write a short report on the individual contributions and accomplishments of a famous man.
  • Includes the main elements of a news article, writing headlines, writing a lead, story sequencing, differences between fact and opinion... all the basic aspects of news writing are included in this 15 page multiple-skill unit. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1

  • This 10 page unit presents some common writing pitfalls (needless phrases, excessive adverbs, awkward dialogue), and shows how to avoid them to create stronger, tighter writing.
  • Eight pages of sentence practice to strengthen writing skills, including: combining multiple short sentences into complex sentences; creative "cause and effect" sentence practice; contrast sentences; and expanded sentences.
  • Use this 'How to... Write an Exciting Story' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'How to... Write an Exciting Story'. Kid-friendly instructions help students creatively create the elements of an exciting story.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Add a New Cafeteria Food (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Add a New Cafeteria Food (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. This simple persuasive writing prompt could even be turned into a class project, if students are inspired.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. Students can describe their actual bedrooms, or their imaginary ideals.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Design a Gadget (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Design a Gadget (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. For this writing prompt, students will first use their creative skills to design gadgets using simple items in their homes.
  • Use this 'Project: The Best Vacation Ever (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Project: The Best Vacation Ever (upper elem/middle)'. This 16 page vacation planner is a great project to help students understand the process of planning and organizing a vacation. Whether plans are for a low-budget camping trip in a nearby state park, or a fantastic voyage to a faraway country, students will have fun planning budgets, etc., with this unit.
  • Use this 'Booklet: My Memory Book' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Memory Book'. A ten page book for students to fill in personal information, such as current favorites of all categories, goals made and met in the past year, friends, etc. A great way to encapsulate the past year, as well as create a lasting memento.
  • These one-page writing practice sets help students strengthen their writing skills by utilizing the elementary reading concepts of short vowel words and opposites. Students use pictures to identify four words, then use the words to complete four simple sentences.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Paragraphs (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Paragraphs (upper elem/middle)'. Helps students understand the basics of paragraph writing. Choosing and ordering sentences, writing clear topic sentences, and more.
  • This research assignment has three "layers": each completed layer is accorded a higher grade. Upper layers have options so students can complete tasks best suited to their learning styles.
  • This super-sized reading and writing unit introduces the basic categories of literary conflict (man vs. nature, etc.) and presents two summarized stories for students to analyze in terms of internal/external conflict. The unit incorporates vocabulary, critical thinking, and research. Common Core: ELA: RI.5.1-3

  • Clearly outlines the expectations for a short story oral and written report. Includes suggested short story authors. Simple and helpful.
  • Use this 'Rules and Practice: Rhetoric- Euphemisms (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Rules and Practice: Rhetoric- Euphemisms (middle school)'. Students learn about euphemisms by example, and then are encouraged to create their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: School (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: School (middle school)'. Lined paper with writing prompt for fiction about school.
  • Use this 'Journal: Camp (all ages)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Journal: Camp (all ages)'. Cut out as many pages as you need and bind into a journal to keep track of summer camp activities.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Camels' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Camels'. Write an acrostic poem about camels. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Certificate: Writing Award' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Certificate: Writing Award'. "Awarded to __ for excellence in writing."
  • Use this 'Portfolio Cover: Writing' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Portfolio Cover: Writing'. Use this page to divide your portfolio categories or for a notebook cover.
  • Helps writers create a setting for their writing.

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  • PLEASE check other areas of the site for more MIDDLE SCHOOL materials. Many materials are multi-aged. Check out the theme units and teaching extras, book units, etc.