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Compare and Contrast Information From Different Sources
Compare and Contrast Information From Different Sources
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Compare and Contrast Information From Different Sources
Use this graphic organizer to help students compare and contrast information from different sources of their choosing while researching a relevant topic.
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Reading & Writing
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Literary Response Prompt: Theme
Literary Response Prompt: Theme
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Literary Response Prompt: Theme
This middle grades worksheet features two prompts aligned with Common Core standards for writing in response to literature, citing text evidence, and determining theme.
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Literary Response Prompt: Point of View
Literary Response Prompt: Point of View
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Literary Response Prompt: Point of View
Students will choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing characters’ points of view in a story in this literary response worksheet for middle grades.
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Central Ideas
Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Central Ideas
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Central Ideas
Students choose one of two writing prompts focused on identifying and evaluating the central ideas of a nonfiction text in this middle grades writing worksheet.
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Literary Response Prompt: Story Elements
Literary Response Prompt: Story Elements
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Literary Response Prompt: Story Elements
Students choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing the interaction of different story elements in this literary response worksheet for middle school!
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Pre-Reading  Activity
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Pre-Reading Activity
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Pre-Reading Activity
Prepare students for reading Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games by having them complete this pre-reading activity!
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Mirror and Window Identity Activity
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Mirror and Window Identity Activity
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Mirror and Window Identity Activity
After completing S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, allow students to connect to the theme of identity with this engaging reflection activity! 
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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.
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Literary Response Prompt: Characters
Literary Response Prompt: Characters
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Literary Response Prompt: Characters
Students will choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing characters in a story in this literary response worksheet for middle grades.
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Argument and Claims
Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Argument and Claims
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Argument and Claims
Students will choose one of two writing prompts focused on identifying and evaluating the argument and claims in a text in this middle grade worksheet.
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Literary Response Prompt: Language
Literary Response Prompt: Language
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Literary Response Prompt: Language
Students will choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing the author’s use of language and literary devices in this literary response worksheet.
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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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Literary Response Prompt: Structure
Literary Response Prompt: Structure
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Literary Response Prompt: Structure
Students choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing the form and structure of a literary text with this middle school writing worksheet.
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Poetry Analysis of “Nothing Gold Can Stay”
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Poetry Analysis of “Nothing Gold Can Stay”
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Poetry Analysis of “Nothing Gold Can Stay”
After reading S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, students dig deeper into the poem referenced throughout the novel: Robert Frost’s poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay.”
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Literary Response Prompt: Form and Structure in Poetry and Drama
Literary Response Prompt: Form and Structure in Poetry and Drama
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Literary Response Prompt: Form and Structure in Poetry and Drama
Students choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing the form and structure of a poem or drama in this worksheet for middle school learners.
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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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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Word Choice
Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Word Choice
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Word Choice
Choose your literary nonfiction response prompt! Students will choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing the impact of an author’s word choice.
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Novel Study: The Giver: Memories Multimedia Project
Novel Study: The Giver: Memories Multimedia Project
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Novel Study: The Giver: Memories Multimedia Project
After finishing the novel The Giver by Lois Lowry, give students a chance to “transmit” a memory of their own with this creative extension project! 
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Organization
Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Organization
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Organization
Applicable to most nonfiction texts, this worksheet has students choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing and evaluating the structure of a nonfiction text.
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Novel Study: The Giver: Pre-Reading Activity
Novel Study: The Giver: Pre-Reading Activity
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Novel Study: The Giver: Pre-Reading Activity
This pre-reading activity is a great way to prepare students for reading The Giver by Lois Lowry.
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Pre-Reading Activity
Novel Study: The Outsiders: Pre-Reading Activity
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Novel Study: The Outsiders: Pre-Reading Activity
Before reading S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, use this pre-reading activity to get readers thinking about one of the major themes in the novel: stereotypes.
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: The Five Senses in the Akobo
Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: The Five Senses in the Akobo
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: The Five Senses in the Akobo
After reading Linda Sue Park's novel A Long Walk to Water, give students an opportunity to engage with the book and their senses in this poetry-based extension activity! 
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After reading Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, students reflect on the major themes and events of Anne’s story with these response prompts.
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Pre-Reading Activity
Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Pre-Reading Activity
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Book Study: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Pre-Reading Activity
Prepare students for reading Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by having them complete this anticipation guide as a pre-reading activity!
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Costume Symbolism
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Costume Symbolism
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Costume Symbolism
After reading The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, challenge students to think about the symbolism of the costumes in the novel and get creative!
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