Search Printable 8th Grade Language Arts Identifying the Main Idea Worksheets

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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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The Gold and Salt Trade
The Gold and Salt Trade
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The Gold and Salt Trade
Explore West Africa's historical gold salt trade with this fascinating reading passage and accompanying set of comprehension questions!
8th grade
Social studies
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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
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
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
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Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
Introduce students to the classic poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll with this seventh-grade reading comprehension worksheet!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
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Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Use this worksheet to encourage critical thinking and support students’ literacy development by asking questions before, during, and after reading.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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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
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.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
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Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
Use this Novel Discussion Guide for Parents as a guide to invite your child into a book discussion about their latest reading!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
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