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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.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: No Sudden Moves
Reading Comprehension: No Sudden Moves
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Reading Comprehension: No Sudden Moves
In this engaging reading comprehension worrksheet, learners read an original two-page story and answer a set of comprehension questions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
7th grade
Reading & Writing
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Ashputtel
Extended Reading Comprehension: Ashputtel
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Ashputtel
Build your reading stamina and comprehension skills with this worksheet based on “Ashputtel,” the Grimm Brothers’ version of another famous fairy tale.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: First Flight
Reading Comprehension: First Flight
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Reading Comprehension: First Flight
Students practice essential reading comprehension skills in this worksheet that features a passage about a boy who takes hang gliding lessons and becomes airborne for the first time.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Extended Reading Comprehension: The One
Extended Reading Comprehension: The One
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Extended Reading Comprehension: The One
Students read an original two-page story and answer questions to boost essential reading comprehension skills.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identify Themes in Literature: Graphic Organizer
Identify Themes in Literature: Graphic Organizer
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Identify Themes in Literature: Graphic Organizer
What does it all mean? In this sixth-grade worksheet, students will practice using text evidence to identify the theme of a story they've read recently.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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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!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
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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!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
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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
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing Poetry:  “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson”
Analyzing Poetry: “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson”
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Analyzing Poetry: “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson”
Practice analyzing poetry with one of Emily Dickinson’s most popular poems!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: Lost and Found
Reading Comprehension: Lost and Found
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Reading Comprehension: Lost and Found
Use this original fiction story to give learners practice analyzing story elements, making inferences, and growing their vocabulary using context clues and word relationships.
7th 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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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!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Head to Head Fiction: Themes
Head to Head Fiction: Themes
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Head to Head Fiction: Themes
Use this activity with your students to compare themes between fiction texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Extended Reading Comprehension: The Boatbuilders of Fiji
Extended Reading Comprehension: The Boatbuilders of Fiji
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Extended Reading Comprehension: The Boatbuilders of Fiji
Expand your reader’s knowledge of world folklore with this unique and engaging reading comprehension worksheet! 
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Novel Study: A Wrinkle in Time: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: A Wrinkle in Time: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: A Wrinkle in Time: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After completing the novel A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, students reflect on the major themes and events of the story with these post-reading response prompts.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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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!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: The Lightning Thief: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: The Lightning Thief: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: The Lightning Thief: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After completing the novel The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, give students a chance to reflect on the major themes and events of the story with these response prompts! 
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing Poetry: Thanksgiving
Analyzing Poetry: Thanksgiving
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Analyzing Poetry: Thanksgiving
Introduce readers to the inspiring poem “Thanksgiving” by American poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox with this sixth-grade reading comprehension worksheet.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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