In this exercise, students write the stressed and unstressed symbols above the beginning of the poem, The Walrus and the Carpenter.
A race to win a new pair of silver skates! Hans and his sister Gretel must decide how to spend the money given to them in this excerpt from The Silver Skates. Print out this free comprehension packet for your students.
This printable activity asks students to read a passage from Louisa May Alcott’s, Jo’s Boys, and answer related questions about what they read.
Students work on their comprehension skills by answering questions about a passage in Louisa May Alcott’s, Little Men.
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.
We have included a comprehension packet for students to complete as they read a passage about Peter Pan and Nana.
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.
George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion was the basis for the famous musical My Fair Lady. Students read an excerpt from the play. Students write two character traits for each character.
The rhyme scheme of a poem is determined by giving the last word or words a letter. In this activity, students write the rhyme scheme for each poem.
After reading the passage included students can test their comprehension by completing the free printable worksheets to go along with the story.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage from Treasure Island and answer questions. Designed for 4th and 5th grade, but can be used in middle school.
Knowing the main idea as well as supporting facts is important. Here is an excerpt from “The Lost World” to read and complete the activities. With this packet, students will practice inference, order of events, and secret words.
Activities such as multiple choice, vocabulary, order of events, and a writing activity will help students to understand this passage from The Wizard of Oz.
Treasure Island is one of the most famous books ever written. On this worksheet, we have included a passage about a strange meeting. Print out the worksheet and have your students read the passage and complete the questions. Free and printable, it is a great tool for your classroom.
Sometimes it is difficult to know what the author means when you read his writing. Figurative language can be hard to understand. Here is a free worksheet with an excerpt fom Across the Plains to print out. After your students read it, they will answer questions on what the author meant when he said certain things.
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.