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Reading Comprehension: The Adventure Begins
Reading Comprehension: The Adventure Begins
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Reading Comprehension: The Adventure Begins
In Reading Comprehension: The Adventure Begins, learners will read an engaging one-page story and answer a set of comprehension questions about the text. 
8th grade
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Reading Comprehension: Excerpt From White Fang
Reading Comprehension: Excerpt From White Fang
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Reading Comprehension: Excerpt From White Fang
Students will read an excerpt from the classic adventure story White Fang by Jack London before answering comprehension questions about the text.
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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
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Reading Comprehension: The Open Window
Reading Comprehension: The Open Window
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Reading Comprehension: The Open Window
Students read a two-page adaptation of the classic short story “The Open Window” by Saki and answer key reading comprehension questions!
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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!
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Reading Comprehension: Arachne and the Weaving Contest
Reading Comprehension: Arachne and the Weaving Contest
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Reading Comprehension: Arachne and the Weaving Contest
Unravel a classic story from Greek mythology with this two-page reading comprehension worksheet for seventh and eighth-grade learners!
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From “Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess”
Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From “Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess”
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From “Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess”
Hone reading comprehension and analysis skills with this worksheet featuring a French fairy tale about a prince, a curse, and the importance of recognizing one's own flaws.
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Compare and Contrast in Poetry: "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "Still will I harvest beauty where it grows"
Compare and Contrast in Poetry: "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "Still will I harvest beauty where it grows"
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Compare and Contrast in Poetry: "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "Still will I harvest beauty where it grows"
Examine the theme of beauty while reading and analyzing two different poems in this two-page worksheet for middle grades! 
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Reading Comprehension: The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child
Reading Comprehension: The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child
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Reading Comprehension: The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child
Read a one-page adaptation of the Japanese myth, “The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child” and answer a variety of eighth-grade comprehension questions!
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Reading Comprehension: “King Chameleon and the Animals” and “The Hare and the Tortoise”
Reading Comprehension: “King Chameleon and the Animals” and “The Hare and the Tortoise”
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Reading Comprehension: “King Chameleon and the Animals” and “The Hare and the Tortoise”
Students compare and contrast two fables in this eighth-grade reading comprehension worksheet!
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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.
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From The Prince and the Pauper
Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From The Prince and the Pauper
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From The Prince and the Pauper
Read and analyze a classic example of historical fiction with this adapted excerpt from Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper!
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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.
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Targeted Reading Skills Practice: Plot Development in Little Women
Targeted Reading Skills Practice: Plot Development in Little Women
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Targeted Reading Skills Practice: Plot Development in Little Women
Use this excerpt from Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women to help your middle schooler analyze plot development!
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From “Youth” by Isaac Asimov
Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From “Youth” by Isaac Asimov
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Excerpt Adapted From “Youth” by Isaac Asimov
Give students a chance to engage with a classic science fiction story while practicing crucial reading comprehension skills!
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Analyzing Poetry: Impressions
Analyzing Poetry: Impressions
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Analyzing Poetry: Impressions
Introduce readers to the poem “Impressions” by American poet Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson with this eighth-grade reading comprehension worksheet.
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #3
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #3
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #3
Support students’ comprehension and analysis of S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders with these discussion questions for chapters 9-12.
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Character Archetype Trading Cards
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Character Archetype Trading Cards
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Character Archetype Trading Cards
Encourage creativity and critical thinking about the characters in The Hunger Games with this artistic extension activity!
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Greasers vs. Socs
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Greasers vs. Socs
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Greasers vs. Socs
After students read S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, have them compare and contrast the greasers and the Socs using this two-page novel study extension activity!
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #1
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #1
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #1
Use this discussion guide to support students’ comprehension and analysis of chapters 1–4 of S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders.
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #1
Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #1
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #1
This discussion guide helps readers reflect on chapters 1–5 of Lois Lowry’s The Giver
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #2
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #2
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Discussion Guide #2
Use this discussion guide to support students’ comprehension and analysis of chapters 5–8 of S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders.
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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.
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After reading Linda Sue Park's novel A Long Walk to Water, students demonstrate their understanding of the novel with these post-reading response prompts.
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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
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