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Middle School Junior High Thinking and Writing Printable Worksheets

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  • Use this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Paper Making (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Paper Making (middle/high)'. Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe how paper products are made from any number of plants and recycled plant products. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Preparing Food from a Plant (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Preparing Food from a Plant (middle/high)'. In this writing activity students describe how to prepare, cook and serve food from plants. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • 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.
  • This thorough unit is packed with information about some of the most common fallacies: how to spot them, and how to avoid them.
  • Categorical syllogisms, illicit majors, equivocation, amphiboly, and more... it sounds tricky, but this unit clears away the confusion.
  • Use this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Aquatic Invertebrates (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Aquatic Invertebrates (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about aquatic invertebrates. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Flightless Birds (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Flightless Birds (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about flightless birds. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Flying Invertebrates (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Flying Invertebrates (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about flying insects and bugs. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Reptiles (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Reptiles (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about reptiles. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Water Birds (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Water Birds (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about aquatic birds. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Wingless Invertebrates (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Inquiry Search for Wingless Invertebrates (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about wingless insects and bugs. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Make a Comparison of Aquarium Animal Species on Exhibit (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Make a Comparison of Aquarium Animal Species on Exhibit (middle/high)'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students.This activity helps students compare, contrast animal species found at the public aquarium. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium". ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Moving (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Moving (upper elem/ middle)'. Moving to a new place is exciting...
  • Use this 'Booklet: My Alien (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Alien (elem/upper elem)'. Writing prompts requiring creative thinking go together to make a booklet about an alien - what it would eat, drink, etc., in order to live on a particular planet.
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay about a Domestic Animal (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay about a Domestic Animal (middle/high)'. 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their experience with a pet or farm animal. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Animal Behavior (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Animal Behavior (middle/high)'. 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding animal exhibit safety at the public aquarium. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Fruit or Vegetable (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Fruit or Vegetable (middle/high)'. 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite food that is derived from a plant: fruit, vegetable, grain or berry. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Nature Spot (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Nature Spot (middle/high)'. 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite nature environment such as the woods, park or beach. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Thing (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Thing (middle/high)'. 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite thing derived from plants. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Read Kipling's poem on adulthood, and fill in the missing verbs. Then match the lines to their modern-day equivalents. Finally, discussion (or essay) questions to address the themes of the poem: adulthood, coming of age, etc. This lesson is adaptable to a variety of levels.
  • Use this 'Writing: Position Paper for or Against Aquarium Facilities (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Position Paper for or Against Aquarium Facilities (middle/high)'. 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 explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of public aquariums. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Position Paper for or Against Zoo Facilities (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Position Paper for or Against Zoo Facilities (middle/high)'. 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 explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of zoos. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Use this 'Writing: Position Paper on Food Irradiation (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Position Paper on Food Irradiation (middle/high)'. 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 explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the irradiation of food to protect people against food-borne illnesses. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Position Paper on Genetically Modified Plants (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Position Paper on Genetically Modified Plants (middle/high)'. 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 explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the the genetic manipulation of plants in the laboratory. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Jack said Susan didn't cheat, but he is a thief, so she probably did cheat."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Errol claimed cats could read minds, because scientists had never proven they couldn't."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples."Please give me the job, because my children are sick and I have a broken leg."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples."Gina was so afraid. Her neighbor had a mean dog. Gina was sure it would bite her some day."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "You still read those books? What are you, a baby? Only babies like those books."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "More and more people are buying sports cars. It's time for you to buy one too!"
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "A website I read said milk makes you taller. I know it's true because the website said it was."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "People under the age of 18 should not have the right to vote because only adults should have the right to vote."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "The sun comes up when my rooster crows. My rooster makes the sun rise."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Either you're born smart, or you eventually flunk out of school."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Diane broke her leg the first time she tried skiing. 'Skiing is dangerous: you always break your leg,' she said."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Marge opposed the governor's plan to fight poverty because it didn't eliminate all poverty."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Mick likes spiders, so he'll be pleased to find some in his shirt."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Everyone has a right to their opinion, even a liar like Ed."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "When Kevin told his father he shouldn't watch so much TV, his father asked him where he wanted to go on vacation next summer."
  • Poster defines the fallacy and gives examples. "Cats have kittens. So don't get a cat if you don't want to be a crazy cat lady with a house full of cats."