Search Printable 8th Grade Literary Device Worksheets

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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
Reading & Writing
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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 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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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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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.
8th grade
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Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
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Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners compare and contrast two poems, focusing on structure, tone, and literary devices used in each.
8th grade
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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
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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
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Figurative Language in Context #3
Figurative Language in Context #3
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Figurative Language in Context #3
Students study real examples of verbal irony, puns, personification, and allusions in context with this eighth-grade worksheet!
8th grade
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Verbal Irony
Verbal Irony
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Verbal Irony
Get a taste of verbal irony with this figurative language worksheet in which students study the definitions and examples of sarcasm, exaggeration, and understatement.
8th grade
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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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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: 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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