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In this reading comprehension interactive worksheet, students read a news article entitled, "The Global Snakebite Initiative Is Working to Improve Treatment for Victims." They answer 5 multiple choice questions based on the reading. They submit their answers using the "Done" button.
Scholars participate in a syllable counting activity, examine similes, and read and discuss a poem. They count the syllables for a list of words, then write a simile and draw a picture to describe being happy or sad. As a class they read the poem "Washing" and act out the poem while reciting it.
What is a compound sentence? After reviewing the text box with your middle schoolers, have them complete the practice opportunity that follows. Consider having them scan the text for coordinating conjunctions before they add any punctuation. They could highlight each coordinating conjunction to preview the sentences.
Is health insurance a luxury? The class examine the increasing number of uninsured middle class Americans; they then research and present information on various aspects of medical coverage and care at a classroom forum entitled "The Current State of Health Care in the United States."
For 10 short passages, each from a different high-caliber story appropriate for secondary readers, scholars identify the point of view (first person, third person omniscient, or third person limited) and distinguish between fact and opinion in a selected sentence from the passage. Passages represent gender and some racial diversity among the authors quoted. Clean, correct form and consistent structure make this easily reproducible for even the most particular teacher.