Reading Activities for Middle School

Looking for fun reading activities for middle school? Education.com has got you covered! Our middle school reading activities include identifying poetry in music, finding quotes to support assertions by going on a citation hunt, and much more. Check out our middle school reading activities below to find unconventional and fun ways to practice reading skills.

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This cause and effect activity brings the fun of card games and comprehension practice together in an innovative way!
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Help your teen analyze "To My Mother" by Edgar Allan Poe, and then experiment with his poetry skills to create a version of his own.
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Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
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Test your middle schooler's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging him to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
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Put your kid to the test and have him compare and contrast elements in a narrative text by identifying how characters and situations are alike and different.
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Here's a fun way to learn about rhyme in songs and poetry, and to get your middle schooler writing some poetry of his own!
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Here's a fun game that will have your child hustling to find quotes to back up written assertions.
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Want to turn your child into an expert orator, but don't know how to rid him of the middle school mumbles? Try this activity to get your child to speak up!
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Invite your middle school writer to make this artistic trip diary, and practice narrative prose and analytical writing in the process!
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Start a kids' reading club in your neighborhood to enhance your child's literacy and social skills.
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Your middle schooler's favorite book is being made into a motion picture, and she's the chosen designer. Help her create a movie poster to entice viewers.

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