Grades 6–8 ELA Activity Set 9: Invent a Board Game and More

Sharpen your writing, language, critical thinking, and reading skills with these instructional resources, designed for at-home learning. Keep checking back for new resources posted each week!

Resource 1: Invent a Board Game

Getting bored of the board games you've been playing while stuck at home? Take matters into your own hands and create your own. Follow these steps to design and play a board game that everyone you live with can enjoy.

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Resource 2: Poetry Scavenger Hunt

While we are asked to stay at home, some of us are going on scavenger hunts to exercise our brains as well as our bodies. If you have ever been on a scavenger hunt, you have tracked down a list of items to finish it successfully. With this poetry scavenger hunt, you will be examining a poem by Edgar Allan Poe to find certain literary elements.

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Resource 3: Write an Unnecessary Sequel

Some stories are so complete that they don't really need a sequel—but we're not going to let that stop us! In this writing activity, you will think of a story that doesn't need anything more—and then add more to it anyway. They lived happily ever after? We'll see about that . . .

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