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Middle School Junior High Thinking and Writing Printable Worksheets

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  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flightless bird of their choice. 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.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about birds living in aquatic environments. 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: Basic Research for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about birds of flight(not usually found in aquatic environments). 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: Basic Research for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about flightless birds. 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 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.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about birds of flight(not usually found in aquatic environments). 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: Basic Inquiry for Flying Mammals (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Mammals (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flying mammal of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Marine Mammals (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Marine Mammals (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a marine mammal of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about flying mammals. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about non-flying land mammals. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about marine mammals. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about flying mammals. 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 Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about non-flying land mammals. 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 Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about marine mammals. 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 Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Case Study of Notable Local Plant Species (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Case Study of Notable Local Plant Species (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students write a case study of a notable plant within their geographical region or local community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Case Study of an Endangered Plant Species (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Case Study of an Endangered Plant Species (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students investigate and write a case study of an endangered plant species and discuss the importance it has in their community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Create an Informational Flyer Describing Proper Plant Care (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Create an Informational Flyer Describing Proper Plant Care (middle/high)'. Students create a single-paged informational flyer describing proper care of a specific plant. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Promotional Flyer for a Plant Product (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Promotional Flyer for a Plant Product (middle/high)'. Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer for the sales, use and/or preservation of a plant product. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the value of plants to an economy or culture. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Promotional Flyer Describing Plant Fiber Textiles (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Promotional Flyer Describing Plant Fiber Textiles (middle/high)'. Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer describing the qualities of a clothing product made from plant fibers. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Define the Concept of Plant Defenses (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Define the Concept of Plant Defenses (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students use their own ideas to define the abstract term defense in relation to plant survival strategies. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • 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: 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research-Seed Germination (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research-Seed Germination (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity students will satisfy curiosity about how some plants grow from seed and create a report using a variety of resources. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses honesty when someone makes a mistake in your favor.
  • 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.
  • 29 quotes from famous African-Americans form the basis for writing prompts that require students to use their skills of reflection, research, and writing.
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses making friends in a new school.
  • 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.
  • Take these complex sentences from real news leads and break them down into as many simple sentences as possible.
  • Take these sentences (created from real news leads) and combine them into as few complex sentences as possible.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about animal species found at the zoo. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Zoo".
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a powerful, single-paged sales or informational flyer is a fast and affordable way to get information out to the public. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the zoo business. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. 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 an animal behavior that helps it survive. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • 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 zoo. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • 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 behavior at the zoo. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • 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 asks students to consider a zoo safety issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • 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: Business Venture Report on Aquarium Facility Suppliers' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Business Venture Report on Aquarium Facility Suppliers'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A venture report provides details about a business, entrepreneur or team. Help the reader learn something new about the business or industry as you describe the relationship between aquarium facilities and their suppliers. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".