American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A school at a level between elementary and high school, typically including grades five through eight.
- n. education A school which crosses the traditional divide between primary school and secondary school
- n. a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
“My book Jarvis Clutch—Social Spy is being used as a textbook in some middle school classes, which I think can go far to aid social understandingand to sensitize kids to the values and abilities that come together in their interpersonal lives.”
“In middle school two other forms of memory merit observation, namely active working memory and automatization.”
“Dr. Mel Levine teams up with fictitious eighth grader Jarvis Clutch to offer insight and advice on the middle school social scene.”
“Michael Aradillas, whose daughter attends middle school in NISD, said he voted for the bond because he likes the way the district manages its money.”
“Writing is especially memory taxing from mid-elementary through middle school because that skill makes the heaviest demands on recall; as we have seen, students at that point have to remember spelling, punctuation, capitalization, grammar, prior knowledge, and their own ideas all at once.”
“News reports today showcase homosexual marriages, teen “sexting,” and middle school hookups, transgenders marching in parades proudly displaying their surgically mutilated bodies, and ever-increasing tolerance of adult-child sex.”
“Kathleen Rice Kardon retired from teaching English to middle school students in 2009.”
“And last was Stephen Marten, the boy from middle school whom other boys had beaten up and called “queer”—while I turned away.”
“Kristy Duggan has taught at the middle school level over fourteen years.”
“One effective antibully program involves former bullies of high school age conferring with middle school bullies.”
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