In this passage from Black Beauty, students will read an excerpt from Chapter 7 and list 10 character traits of Greer.
7th Grade Reading: Literature
For seventh graders, this Common Core area helps students gain mastery of the deeper tasks involved in reading a fictional text. No matter what they are reading, the standards require students to increase the complexity in the texts they read and deepen their understanding of the connections within and between texts. Among the complete standards for this grade, seventh graders will be asked to: support a textual analysis with multiple direct citations and textual inferences, understand the theme of a piece of literature and how it develops within the text, understand how elements of a drama or story interact, understand certain language conventions in poetry, drama and stories, including the use of rhymes, figurative language, connotative word meanings, alliteration, understand how poetic form and structure like sonnet and soliloquy, begin to analyze how stories change when presented in audio, staged or filmed forms, read text appropriate to grade level while increasing in the level of text complexity throughout the year.
Help your students improve their reading skills with this activity set about Rudyard Kipling’s Captains Courageous.
This worksheet on drawing conclusions will take your student into the realm of fantasy.
Students read from Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee” and answer questions.
Learn about indirect characterization with this printable worksheet on making inferences and understanding character traits. This classroom activity is great for students looking to practice their reading and inferencing skills. Download and print for use both at home or in the classroom.
In this exercise, students write the stressed and unstressed symbols above the beginning of the poem, The Walrus and the Carpenter.
Mark Twain’s 1876 masterpiece The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the story of Tom, an orphan boy living with his aunt in Missouri after mid 1800s. Students read an excerpt from chapter 9 and answer questions.
This worksheet features a variety of metaphors and similes from Shakespeare for your student to anaylze.
This flowchart helps students identify the correct point of view. They answer “yes” and “no” questions to identify the correct point of view.
In this poetry vocabulary worksheet, students match each word in Column A with its meaning in Column B
In this activity, students will match the words with their meanings using flash cards.
Students write the stressed and unstressed symbols above the words listed. In the section exercise, students write the stressed and unstressed symbols above the words from the first lines of common nursery rhymes.
Students rewrite the Scots spellings of words into Standard English from Robert Burns poem/song, “Auld Lang Syne.”
Whether in lovely literature or rollicking rhetoric, alliterations are admirable!
Your student will practice citing supporting evidence with a passage from “Anne of Avonlea.”
What do character traits tell us about a story? Students read a passage and determine character traits of different people.
Students will read a passage from Jane Eyre and list 10 character traits of John Reed.
In this passage from Tom Sawyer students will list character traits of specific characters.
With this worksheet, students will read a passage from “The Time Machine” and list character traits from one of the characters.
Help your students improve their reading skills with this activity set about Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If”.