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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.
8th grade
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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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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!
8th grade
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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.
8th grade
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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!
8th grade
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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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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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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!
8th grade
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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.
8th grade
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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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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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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!
8th grade
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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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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.
8th grade
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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
8th grade
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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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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: 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
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #2
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #2
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #2
Use this discussion guide to encourage thoughtful discussions about chapters 5–9 of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins! 
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #3
Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #3
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #3
Use this discussion guide to help readers reflect on chapters 12–17 of Lois Lowry’s The Giver
8th grade
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After reading Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, have students reflect on the novel and record their responses to these post-reading writing prompts!
8th grade
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #2
Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #2
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Novel Study: The Giver: Discussion Guide #2
Use this discussion guide to help readers reflect on chapters 6–11 of Lois Lowry’s The Giver
8th grade
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #4
Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #4
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Novel Study: The Hunger Games: Discussion Guide #4
Use this discussion guide to engage learners in meaningful dialogue after they've read chapters 14–18 of Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games
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