High School Worksheets

The 9th-12th grade band materials support student learning for students at the ninth, tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade levels. Many items can be used to teach basic skills that will be necessary for ninth through twelfth 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.

A Great Invention


This writing worksheet is a journey of discovery.

A Visit From St. Nicholas

Gr-HS A _Visit _From _St _Nicholas

In this worksheet about the famous Christmas poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” your student will find the similes and metaphors.

Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband


Go behind the scenes of the Continental Congress with this point of view worksheet on Abigail Adam’s letter to her husband, John.

Another Time


Here’s a creative writing prompt that will move your student through time and space.

Brackets: Changing the Text


This punctuation worksheet features using brackets with edited quotations.

Brackets: Clarifying Text


Now let’s work on brackets to clarify meanings.

Character Analysis in The Red Badge of Courage


Your student will analyze the main character from the classic novel, “The Red Badge of Courage” in this worksheet.

Colons Used With Explanations


Here is some practice on using colons with explanations.

Colons: Introducing a Quotation


This worksheet features using colons as an introduction to a quotation.

Context Clues for Meaning


Here’s a high school drill for using context clues for finding word meanings.

Context Clues in Julius Caesar


“Julius Caesar” is the text for this context clue worksheet.

Context Clues: Reading for Meaning


A passage from “A Tale of Two Cities” is the focus for this context clues worksheet.

Explaining Oxymorons

Oxymoron Worksheet

This oxymoron worksheet is awfully good!