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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Read an informational passage about George Washington Carver to learn about his life and achievements!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Read an enlightening passage about light pollution and learn ways to bring back the dark night skies in this three-page reading comprehension worksheet!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Ellen Ochoa
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Ellen Ochoa
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Ellen Ochoa
Inspire middle-grade learners with this biography of Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in space!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
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William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
Give students an opportunity to learn about William Penn and his contributions to early American history.
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!
8th grade
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Spotlight on Geography: Chile
Informational Reading Comprehension: Spotlight on Geography: Chile
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Spotlight on Geography: Chile
Dig deep into the geography of Chile while practicing important informational reading comprehension skills with this eighth-grade worksheet!
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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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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Dorothea Dix
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Dorothea Dix
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Dorothea Dix
Introduce learners to the American advocate Dorothea Dix with this three-page informational reading comprehension worksheet.
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Invasive Species
Informational Reading Comprehension: Invasive Species
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Invasive Species
Learn about invasive species—non-native species that cause harm to native ecosystems—with this informational reading comprehension worksheet!
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Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
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Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Help students boost their critical thinking and reading comprehension skills with this making inferences graphic organizer.
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Thurgood Marshall
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Thurgood Marshall
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Thurgood Marshall
Introduce students to one of the leading figures of the United States civil rights movement with this reading comprehension worksheet all about Thurgood Marshall!
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Fred Korematsu
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Fred Korematsu
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Fred Korematsu
Introduce students to Japanese American civil rights hero Fred Korematsu with this informational reading comprehension worksheet!
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Extraordinary Elements
Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Extraordinary Elements
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Extraordinary Elements
Learn about what makes certain elements cooler than others in this chemistry-based informational reading passage! 
8th grade
Science
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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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Mansa Musa: King of Mali
Mansa Musa: King of Mali
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Mansa Musa: King of Mali
Introduce students to Mansa Musa, a celebrated king of the Mali empire, with this engaging social studies worksheet!
8th grade
Social studies
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Benefits of Terracing
Benefits of Terracing
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Benefits of Terracing
Introduce students to the ecological benefits of terracing with this middle grades science worksheet!
8th grade
Science
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Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
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Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Learners will use their background knowledge and sentence-based context clues to determine the meaning of common allusions.
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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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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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Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions #2
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions #2
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Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions #2
Learners use their background knowledge and sentence-based context clues to determine the meaning of more common allusions.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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 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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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 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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Reading & Writing
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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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