Search Printable 8th Grade Common Core Analyzing Story Structure Worksheets

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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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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!
8th grade
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Food Science
Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Food Science
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Food Science
Learn all about the fascinating field of food science in this four-page informational reading comprehension worksheet!
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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: 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!
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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: Funding Space Exploration
Extended Reading Comprehension: Funding Space Exploration
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Extended Reading Comprehension: Funding Space Exploration
This four-page worksheet gives students a chance to engage deeply with a rigorous nonfiction text about government funding for space exploration.
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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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Character Analysis Graphic Organizer
Character Analysis Graphic Organizer
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Character Analysis Graphic Organizer
Help your students learn to analyze characters in literature with the help of this graphic organizer.
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Give your students experience with reading and analyzing primary sources with this powerful excerpt from the memoir of Frederick Douglass.
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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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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: 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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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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Informational Reading Comprehension: Artistic Swimming: One Tough Sport
Informational Reading Comprehension: Artistic Swimming: One Tough Sport
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Artistic Swimming: One Tough Sport
Get your feet wet with this one-page reading comprehension worksheet on the challenging sport of artistic swimming!
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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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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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: 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 #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.
8th grade
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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: A Long Walk to Water: Discussion Guide #1
Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Discussion Guide #1
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Novel Study: A Long Walk to Water: Discussion Guide #1
Use this discussion guide to support readers’ comprehension of chapters 1–8 of Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water.
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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.
8th grade
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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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