Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Matt Volk

This is mostly English/Language material for middle schoolers, but it also includes some interdisciplinary stuff (and thematic content, and classroom management materials…).
I group teach a large number of students, so some of these activities are created with those size issues in mind.
Some of the activities are also thematically tied to my school (Rogers Park Montessori School), or my classroom (“Aspen”). Substitute your school’s info as needed to fit with any shared themes there.
-Matt Volk

Theme: Connections

Geared toward ages: 7th/8th grade

Kick off

    : Character constellations

Seminar Title

    : Iktomi and the Coyote

Group Initiative: On the Spot

Project: Modern Myths

Outside Opportunity: Art Institute of Chicago