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These narrative journal prompts for middle school explore themes of empathy, loyalty, friendship claire cook44 courtesy of creative commons you may also like: we love equipping and inspiring you to teach writing. When asked to develop a writing for publication course for middle school students, i turned to readwritethinkorg for inspiration and advice. Engaging writing lessons are important in middle school, when adolescents must meet high ela standards teaching literacy is easy with these writing strategies. Cover story teaches middle school students to write by leading them through the process of creating, in one year, their own magazine.
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