In this activity, students read a “O Captain! My Captain!” about Abraham Lincoln and his death. Students then answer questions about the poem.
Students read a passage from Louisa May Alcott’s book, Little Women, and write the main idea and two supporting ideas.
Students read a passage from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and write the main idea and supporting ideas.
Students write the main idea and up to 5 supporting ideas after reading a short passage from the book, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain.
Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York around 1797, escaping to freedmom 1825. In this activity, students read the passage and answer related questions.
Citing text examples is the focus of this poetry worksheet of Browning’s “How Do I Love Thee?”
“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” will help your student learn inference.
Here’s some inference practice for your middle school student.
This activity lists some Irish proverbs, and your students will explain what they think each one means.
Two poetry passages from classic literature are the focus of this irony worksheet.
It’s prose vs. poetry in this worksheet on literature about Chicago.
Mark Twain published A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court in 1889. Students read an excerpt from chapter 7 and answer questions.
Students read the beginning of Mark Twain’s essay “How to Tell a Story” and answer related questions.
Mark Twain is known for his fictional works, but he also wrote one of the best-selling travel books of all time: The Innocents Abroad. Students read an excerpt from Chapter 7 and answer questions.
Charles Dickens published Oliver Twist in 1837. It is the story of a poor orphan named Oliver Twist and his many difficulties and adventures as he grows up. Students read the passage and answer questions.
Frost wrote vibrant poetry about nature and the rural life. Below is one of his poems from a collection published in 1916. Students read it carefully and answer the questions.
Students read an excerpt from Romeo and Juliet and answer related questions.
William Shakespeare is known for his plays, but he also wrote over 150 sonnets. In this activity, students read one of his sonnets and write the rhyme scheme.
Your student will determine the meaning of some of the words and phrases from a soliloquy from Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
Students will learn about prologues in this activity and will enhance their skills by answering questions about the “Romeo and Juliet” excerpt.