6th, 7th and 8th Grade Worksheets

The 6th-8th grade band materials support student learning for students at the sixth, seventh and eighth grade levels. Many items can be used to teach basic skills that will be necessary for sixth through eighth graders to master reading, writing, and spelling skills. Locating materials by grade band can help you with students who are progressing more quickly than their grade level with their skills mastery, but it can also help with students who are still working on the core skills from a previous grade, as well as a mixed classroom of multiple learners. Below are free, printable worksheets, which are ready to be used or duplicated for home or classroom.

1850: My Letter to the Editor


Your student will write a persuasive argument about slavery in a letter to an 1850 newspaper.

A Christmas Carol Worksheet

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Dickens’ Ghost of Christmas Future is scary, as your student will discover in this worksheet for “A Christmas Carol.”

A Native American Tribe


This writing worksheet gives your student the opportunity to explore a Native American tribe.

Abbreviations and Names of People


Let’s work on some common abbreviations for people’s titles!

Abbreviations and Street Names


This worksheet addresses the abbreviation in addresses!

Add an Appositive


It’s time to add some appositives to sentences!

Add an Appositive II


This worksheet has more on adding appositives to sentences.

Add the Hyerbole


In this worksheet your student will make a paragraph more interesting with hyperboles.

Alliteration in Literature and Rhetoric


Whether in lovely literature or rollicking rhetoric, alliterations are admirable!

Analyzing O! Pioneers


A passage from the classic novel “O! Pioneers” is the focus of this worksheet on citing text examples.

Analyzing Words with Context Clues

Middle School Context Clues Worksheet Activity

A riveting piece of journalism provides the text for this context clue worksheet.

Anne of Avonlea


Your student will practice citing supporting evidence with a passage from “Anne of Avonlea.”

Appositive Hunt


It’s time to go appositive hunting!

Appositives at Beginning or End


This worksheet features appositives in different places of a sentence.

Appositives Match


In this worksheet your student will match the appositive to a noun or noun phrase.

Biography of Abraham Lincoln

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Your student can read about the life of Abraham Lincoln and write a short summary in this worksheet.

Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery


This reading comprehension worksheet focuses on a passage from Booker T. Washington’s autobiography, “Up From Slavery.”

Character Development in The Tell-Tale Heart


This worksheet uses Poe’s classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart” to help the student analyze aspects of a character.

Choose the Correct Homophone


Students complete each sentence by choosing the correct homophone and writing it in the blank.

Choose the Correct Homophone 2


Students complete each sentence by choosing the correct homophone and writing it in the blank.