Topic Name Description
URL English 6 Flip Grid
COVID-19 April 17-May 24 URL 10 Benefits of Reading
URL 50 Fun Activities
URL 8 of the Best Kid's Lit Podcasts
URL 12 Poems that Speak to Middle Schoolers
URL Maniac McGee on YouTube
File Create your own candy bar
File Parent Reading Survey
File Onomatopeoia WS
File Metaphors vs. Similes WS
File AoW 18
URL Interview an Adult about his/her COVID-19 experience

“StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world to teach the value of listening, and to weave into the fabric of our culture the understanding that everyone’s story matters. At the same time, it is creating an invaluable archive for future generations.”


1. Pick someone you want to interview and invite them to participate.

2. Prepare for your interview using our Great Questions list. A standard StoryCorps interview is 40 minutes long, although your interview can be shorter. Most participants have time to ask 6-8 questions over the course of an interview.

3. Log in. Make sure both you and your partner are logged in to StoryCorps.

4. Visit the StoryCorps Connect recording pageOnce you are there, send the provided interview link to your partner.

5. Start recording, and ask important questions. Click “Start Audio Recording”. Don’t forget to use our Great Questions

6. End your interview. Click “Stop Recording,” and then, “Save Interview”.

7. Add a title and keywords to your interview if you are the organizer of the interview. If you are the invitee, you won’t need to do anything!

8. Share and archive your interview. If you are the organizer of the interview, you’ll be prompted to select your privacy settingsNote: it might take up to 30 minutes for you to access to your interview while it is being processed.”

File Reading an Infograph
URL Edpuzzle-Main Idea
URL Readworks-English 6

Login with your Google account.  Class code: EUHGRS

Look for assigned reading to complete the assignment.

Extras URL Bluford Book Series Audios
URL Books from around the world

ages 10-13

URL Audio & eBooks

teen/young adult

URL Podiobooks

podcast readings of books for young adults

URL Many Books