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Middle School Junior High Literature Activities

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  • Use this 'First Sentence: Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Twain's Connecticut Yankee... (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Twain's Connecticut Yankee... (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Burnett's A Little Princess (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Burnett's A Little Princess (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Burnett's The Secret Garden (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Burnett's The Secret Garden (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Barrie's Peter Pan (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Barrie's Peter Pan (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: After Words' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: After Words'. If students are curious enough about the first sentence of the novel, they may want to read the book and then complete this worksheet comparing their predictions to the actual book.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Austen's Pride and Prejudice (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Austen's Pride and Prejudice (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Alcott's Little Women (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Alcott's Little Women (upper elem/middle school)'. Our new "first sentence" series asks the question: "You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence?" With these simple worksheets, each containing a different sentence from a classic story, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing. Look for more "first sentence" prompts every week!
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Andersen's Little Match Girl (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Andersen's Little Match Girl (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Dante's Inferno (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Dante's Inferno (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: Bronte's Wuthering Heights (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: Bronte's Wuthering Heights (upper elem/middle school)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its first sentence? With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of prediction, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'Ways to Share Books' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Ways to Share Books'. List of ideas for students to share the books they have read.
  • Use this 'Literature Circles Job: Connector' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Literature Circles Job: Connector'. This series of seven literature circle jobs was contributed by Julie Lorne
  • Use this 'Literature Circles Job: Discussion Director' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Literature Circles Job: Discussion Director'.
  • Use this 'Literature Circle Job: Summarizer' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Literature Circle Job: Summarizer'. Common Core: ELA: RI.5.1-3
  • Use this 'Literature Circle Job: Travel Chaser' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Literature Circle Job: Travel Chaser'.
  • Use this 'Literature Circles Job: Illustrator' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Literature Circles Job: Illustrator'.
  • Suggestions for performances based on poems found in Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends. Looking for a school play where everyone can shine? This may be your answer!
  • Use this 'Literature Circles' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Literature Circles'. What is a literature circle? How does it work? Here are some suggestions for planning literature circles, as well as charts for tracking vocabulary, important questions, and interesting observations.

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  • PLEASE check other areas of the site for more MIDDLE SCHOOL materials. Many materials are multi-aged. Check out the theme units and teaching extras, book units, etc.