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Reading Comprehension Too
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students write sentences with forty five given words. They think about what each conveys and when it could be used.
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Reading Comprehension: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Introduce your high schoolers to one of the most important pieces of American literature with a reading comprehension lesson. As class members read a short passage from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, they learn about the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Dracula: Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA)
“There are often dangers from snow and wolves and night.” Bram Stoker’s “Dracula’s Guest,” which may or may not have been the first chapter of the original Dracula manuscript, is the focus of a Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA).
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Close Reading of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address provides the text for a series of close reading exercises that model for instructors how carefully crafted guiding questions can help readers think critically about what they read, thus developing...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 7
After viewing an informational video that introduces Bernard Madoff and the concept of a Ponzi scheme, class members begin reading "How Bernard Madoff Did It," Liaquat Ahamed's New York Times book review that explains Madoff's crime and...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Student Workbook - The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders is powerful novel that speaks to adolescents. Support your pupils' study of The Outsiders with the materials in this packet. The materials consist of a reading log, prereading activities, reading comprehension...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Reading Between the Lines
Learning to read between the lines, to recognize the on-the-surface meaning as well as the implied or inferred meaning of text, is an important skill for all readers. The materials and activities in this 73-page packet are designed to...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: Guinness Book of World Records
If your learners are curious about human achievement, superlatives, or esoteric trivia, the Guinness Book of Records is a way to tap into instrinsic motivation and relevance. Here's an informational reading that will grab their attention...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Reading Comprehension: Level 9
Whether you're preparing your class for upcoming state testing, or you're giving them opportunities to practice different reading strategies, this packet is useful. High schoolers read the passage (one page in length) and complete the 10...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Reading Comprehension 1: Level 11
Here’s a reading comprehension assessment that will capture the interest of your learners. Stink bugs and the danger they pose to farmers is the subject of the passage, while the eight questions ask readers to infer, predict, summarize...
10th - 12th English Language Arts