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Lesson Plans - 8th Grade

Confronting Sexual Harassment

What is sexual harassment and where does it occur? Is there anything I can do if it happens to me?

Filling Up Florida

Students study factors controlling Florida population growth and related environmental impacts. Students research natural community types and make maps

Challenging Math Poetically

This lyrical mini-unit focuses on the integration of mathematics and technology. How is mathematics applied in real life? When is mathematics avoided? Is reading really necessary in mathematics?

Announcing World War II

Students get an overview of World War II while practicing their listening skills. They focus on selected events and situations from World War II that correspond with those that occur in the novel, Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Paterson

America Gears Up

Students work through a series of lessons on the Industrial Revolution in the United States in preparation for a presentation that answers the essential questions for the unit.