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Extended Reading Comprehension: Funding Space Exploration
Extended Reading Comprehension: Funding Space Exploration
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Funding Space Exploration
This four-page worksheet gives students a chance to engage deeply with a rigorous nonfiction text about government funding for space exploration.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Extraordinary Elements
Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Extraordinary Elements
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Extraordinary Elements
Learn about what makes certain elements cooler than others in this chemistry-based informational reading passage! 
8th grade
Science
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Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
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Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Use this worksheet to encourage critical thinking and support students’ literacy development by asking questions before, during, and after reading.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #1
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #1
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #1
Use these questions to encourage critical thinking and support literacy development as students read the first few diary entries of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From The Railway Children
Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From The Railway Children
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Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From The Railway Children
Students read and analyze an excerpt from E. Nesbit’s 1906 novel, The Railway Children, in this four-page reading comprehension worksheet.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Author’s Purpose
Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Author’s Purpose
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Author’s Purpose
Applicable to most nonfiction texts, this worksheet has students choose one of two writing prompts focused on determining and analyzing the author’s purpose in a nonfiction text.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
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Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
Use this Novel Discussion Guide for Parents as a guide to invite your child into a book discussion about their latest reading!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #2
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #2
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #2
Use these engaging discussion prompts to support literacy development as students read the next set of entries in Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #3
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #3
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #3
Encourage critical thinking with this discussion guide as students read the next set of Anne’s diary entries in Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: The Giver: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: The Giver: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: The Giver: Post-Reading Response Prompts
These post-reading writing prompts ask students to reflect on the major themes and events from The Giver.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #1
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #1
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #1
Use this discussion guide to encourage thoughtful discussions about chapters 1–4 of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Discussion Guide #3
Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Discussion Guide #3
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Discussion Guide #3
Use this final discussion guide to support readers’ comprehension of chapter 15 through the end of Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #4
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #4
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #4
Support key literacy skills with these discussion questions as students continue their reading of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #4
Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #4
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #4
Use these discussion questions to engage your readers and support their comprehension of chapters 18–23 of Lois Lowry’s The Giver.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #5
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #5
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Discussion Guide #5
Use this guide to encourage critical thinking and literacy development as students read the final passages in Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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