ELA Core Plans
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A Standard Start Samples
6th-8th grade

The purpose of A Standard Start is to provide three questions a day that are based on middle school language arts standards.  You can use A Standard Start as a warm-up activity each day.  These comprehensive questions spiral the standards and will improve your students' reading and writing skills!   A Standard Start is also very useful to help prepare students for standardized testing. 

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This book is available for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades!  Visit the following links for ordering details.

Sixth Grade Standard Start

Seventh Grade Standard Start

Eighth Grade Standard Start



Now available for 7th grade:  Core CHOMP! 

180 Days of Common Core Exercises for 7th Grade ELA Students