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Reading Comprehension: The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child

Reading Comprehension: The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child

In this eighth-grade reading comprehension worksheet, students will read a one-page adaptation of the Japanese myth, “The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child.” Then, after reading, learners will use the text to answer a variety of comprehension questions targeting a range of essential eighth-grade literacy skills. Designed for a middle school literacy curriculum, this worksheet gives students a chance to dig into character analysis and sets the stage for discussions about inferences, themes, and how character decisions advance the plot.

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