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Grades 6–8 ELA Activity Set 1: Poetry Scavenger Hunt and More

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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: Compare COVID-19 and 1918 Flu Pandemics

What do COVID-19 and the flu pandemic of 1918 have in common? Read about them and discover key similarities and differences. Share your findings in a comparison chart.

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Resource 2: Poetry Scavenger Hunt

Simile, metaphor, rhyme, alliteration—which of these poetic devices are you familiar with? Show what you know by analyzing a poem and completing a scavenger hunt.

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