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Commonly Confused Words #1
Commonly Confused Words #1
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Commonly Confused Words #1
Students use sentence-level context clues and their knowledge of vocabulary as they practice using commonly confused word pairs.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Commonly Confused Words #2
Commonly Confused Words #2
Worksheet
Commonly Confused Words #2
Help students hone their language and vocabulary skills with this worksheet in which learners use sentence-level context clues to write the word that correctly completes each sentence.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Transition Words Reference
Transition Words Reference
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Transition Words Reference
Use this reference sheet to encourage students to use a variety of transition words in their writing to signal the different relationships between ideas.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determine the Meaning of Words Using Synonyms in Context
Determine the Meaning of Words Using Synonyms in Context
Worksheet
Determine the Meaning of Words Using Synonyms in Context
In this vocabulary-building worksheet, students will read several short paragraphs and identify and match familiar words with their lesser known synonyms.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Extended Reading Comprehension: The Gift of the Magi
Extended Reading Comprehension: The Gift of the Magi
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Extended Reading Comprehension: The Gift of the Magi
Students read a two-page adaptation of "The Gift of the Magi" and dig deep into the figurative language and literary devices of this classic story!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Transition Words in Narrative Writing
Transition Words in Narrative Writing
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Transition Words in Narrative Writing
In this middle school grammar worksheet, learners will read short narrative passages and choose the transitions that best connect the ideas and sentences.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
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Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
Introduce students to the classic poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll with this seventh-grade reading comprehension worksheet!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determine the Meaning of Words Using Antonyms in Context
Determine the Meaning of Words Using Antonyms in Context
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Determine the Meaning of Words Using Antonyms in Context
In this reading and writing worksheet, students will read several short paragraphs and identify and match familiar words with their less familiar antonyms.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Relating Words With Analogies
Relating Words With Analogies
Worksheet
Relating Words With Analogies
Students gain valuable practice understanding how words are related while building their vocabulary with this seventh-grade analogy worksheet.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Transition Words in Argument Writing
Transition Words in Argument Writing
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Transition Words in Argument Writing
In this language and vocabulary worksheet, learners will read two short passages and choose the transition words that best connect the ideas and sentences.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dino Skateboarding: Antonyms
Dino Skateboarding: Antonyms
Game
Dino Skateboarding: Antonyms
Give eighth graders a vocabulary boost with this skateboarding-themed learning adventure!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Give your students experience with reading and analyzing primary sources with this powerful excerpt from the memoir of Frederick Douglass.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Open Window
Reading Comprehension: The Open Window
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Open Window
Students read a one-page adaptation of the classic short story “The Open Window” by Saki and answer key reading comprehension questions!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Transition Words in Informational Writing
Transition Words in Informational Writing
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Transition Words in Informational Writing
Designed for middle grades, this grammar worksheet is a great way to give students practice using different transition words in the context of informational texts.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
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Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners compare and contrast two poems, focusing on structure, tone, and literary devices used in each.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language in Context
Figurative Language in Context
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Figurative Language in Context
Students study real examples of verbal irony, puns, personification, and allusions in context with this eighth-grade worksheet! 
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ski Racer: Synonyms
Ski Racer: Synonyms
Game
Ski Racer: Synonyms
Learners sharpen their language and vocabulary skills in this skiing-themed learning adventure!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 3)
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 3)
Game
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 3)
Practice identifying figurative language terms in this fast-paced learning game!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Worksheet
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Learners will use their background knowledge and sentence-based context clues to determine the meaning of common allusions.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Personification to Enhance Writing
Personification to Enhance Writing
Worksheet
Personification to Enhance Writing
Middle school writers practice rewriting sentences using personification to add description and make the sentences more exciting!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns in Context
Puns in Context
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Puns in Context
Have a laugh (or a groan) with this fun figurative language worksheet all about puns!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Verbal Irony
Verbal Irony
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Verbal Irony
Get a taste of verbal irony with this figurative language worksheet in which students study the definitions and examples of sarcasm, exaggeration, and understatement.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet