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Middle School Junior High Book Units

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  • Use this 'Book: A Christmas Carol (upper elementary/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: A Christmas Carol (upper elementary/middle)'. Reading Dicken's classic? Enhance the reading with this unit, featuring vocabulary builders, comprehension questions, and more.
  • Use this 'Book Unit: Wonder (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Unit: Wonder (upper elem/middle)'. This is an 18 page comprehensive reading unit for the novel, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio. It includes comprehension questions as well as pre-and post-writing activities.
  • Use this 'Book Unit: The Sneetches (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Unit: The Sneetches (elem)'. This book unit is based on Dr. Seuss' book, The Sneetches. It addresses diversity, equality and tolerance. The unit includes comprehension questions, pre- and post-writing activities as well as a rhyming word lesson.
  • Use this 'Book Unit: The Sneetches (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Unit: The Sneetches (upper elem/middle)'. This book unit is based on Dr. Seuss' book, The Sneetches. It addresses diversity, equality and tolerance. The unit includes comprehension questions, as well as pre-and post- writing activities.
  • Use this 'Book: Molly's Pilgrim (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Molly's Pilgrim (upper elem)'. The pages for this book unit include: 1 page of background information and suggested activities and discussion topics; a writing activity on moving to a new country; a writing activity about a time when you felt that you were different from others; an story boarding activity; a compare and contrast activity including Venn Diagram; templates for differentiated activities choices; and templates for rubrics and scoring student work; a word search and answer key. (11 pages)
  • Use this 'Book: The Grey King (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Grey King (upper elem/middle)'. Comprehension, vocabulary, and writing questions to accompany the Newbery-winning (1976) fourth book in Susan Cooper's "Dark Is Rising" series.
  • Use this 'Book: Over Sea, Under Stone (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Over Sea, Under Stone (upper elem/middle)'. Vocabulary, short answer, and essay questions to review the first book in Susan Cooper's popular "Dark Is Rising" series.
  • Use this 'Book: Where the Red Fern Grows (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Where the Red Fern Grows (middle school)'. Vocabulary, short comprehension, and essay question to review Wilson Rawls' story about a boy growing up and raising dogs in the Ozarks.
  • Use this 'Book: Where the Lilies Bloom (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Where the Lilies Bloom (middle school)'. Vocabulary and comprehension questions to review the novel about a family that struggles to stay together after their father dies.
  • Vocabulary, short comprehension, and essay question to review J.M. Barrie’s classic novel about the boy who wouldn’t grow up.
  • Use this 'Book: Treasure Island (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Treasure Island (middle school)'. Vocabulary, short answer comprehension, and essay questions to review Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story of growing up among pirates.
  • Short-answer comprehension questions, vocabulary work, and writing prompts to accompany Katherine Paterson's story of sorrow and friendship.
  • Use this 'Book Comprehension: Fantasy/Adventure Genre' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Comprehension: Fantasy/Adventure Genre'. "What tasks must the hero accomplish?" This page of questions can be applied to almost any fantasy/adventure book. An excellent checklist for book reports, these questions are also a good way to check student comprehension.
  • Use this 'Book Comprehension: Romance Genre' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Comprehension: Romance Genre'. "When the two main characters initially meet, what is the source of conflict?" This page of questions can be applied to almost any romance book (from Jane Austen to Meg Cabot). An excellent checklist for book reports, these questions are also a good way to check student comprehension.
  • Use this 'Critical Thinking: Fiction into Film (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Critical Thinking: Fiction into Film (upper elem/middle)'. "In what ways does the setting of the movie differ from how it was presented in the book?" Many popular children's books are being made into films-- this list of questions helps students develop critical thinking skills while comparing the two media.
  • A reading comprehension biography about Dickens, followed by activities like "Write Your Own Christmas Carol" and "Match the Quote to the Book" and more.
  • Use this 'Book: The View from Saturday (upper elem/middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The View from Saturday (upper elem/middle school)'. Chapter-by-chapter comprehension, vocabulary, and writing questions to accompany E.L. Konigsburg's 1996 Newbery winner.
  • Use this 'Book: Holes (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Holes (upper elementary)'. Chapter-by-chapter comprehension, vocabulary, and writing questions to accompany Louis Sachar's Newbery-winning (1999) novel of a camp that is not what it seems.
  • Thirty short answer comprehension questions to review Tamora Pierce's popular young adult novel from the "Song of the Lioness" quartet about a female knight. Suggested answers provided.
  • Comprehension questions to accompany Rodman Philbrick's popular novel about what happens when two people with limitations become one mighty person. This book was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
  • Chapter-by-chapter comprehension and vocabulary work to enhance Marguerite De Angeli's story of medieval times. This unit includes a biography of the author, text-based math work, and more.
  • Use this 'Book: Bud, Not Buddy (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Bud, Not Buddy (upper elem/ middle)'. Chapter-by-chapter comprehension and vocabulary work to enhance Christopher Paul Curtis' Newbery winning (2000) story of a boy's search for his father.
  • Enhance Pearl S. Buck's story of a Japanese tsunami with vocabulary review comprehension questions and creative writing prompts.
  • Review Walter Dean Myer's story of a World War II soldier, from the "My Name is America" series. Includes story sequencing, multiple choice comprehension questions, grammar review, and more. Common Core:ELA: Reading Literature: RL.5.3

  • Short-answer questions review comprehension of Tamora Pierce's popular fantasy novel.
  • Use this 'Book: Tom Sawyer (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Tom Sawyer (upper elem/middle)'. This fantastic unit guides students through one of America's best loved stories and offers the opportunity for a deeper understanding of Mark Twain's classic. Chapter-by-chapter work on vocabulary, setting, history, and other relevant topics; news writing; comprehension review, short answer questions and essay prompts for the whole book... and more!
  • Use this 'Book: Catherine, Called Birdy (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Catherine, Called Birdy (middle school)'. Reading comprehension questions to review Karen Cushman's Newbery Honor-winning story of a young woman coming of age in the Middle Ages.
  • Use this 'Book: A Year Down Yonder (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: A Year Down Yonder (upper elem/ middle)'. Chapter-by-chapter comprehension, vocabulary, and writing questions to accompany Richard Peck's Newbery-winning (2000) novel about a Chicago girl who spends a year of the Depression with her intimidating grandmother in a rural town.
  • Review comprehension for the fifth book in the popular series by J.K. Rowling.
  • Review comprehension for the third book in the popular series by J.K. Rowling.
  • Further enhance comprehension with two pages of vocabulary exercises (from "animosity" to "parchment") for the fourth book in the popular series by J.K. Rowling.
  • Use this 'Book: The Witch of Blackbird Pond (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Witch of Blackbird Pond (upper elem/ middle)'. Chapter-by-chapter questions review comprehension of Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery winner about a girl growing up (and not fitting in) in 1680s Puritan America.
  • Chapter-by-chapter comprehension questions review Mary Norton's popular story of the little people who "borrow" from the house.
  • Pre-reading questions, discussion questions, vocabulary and comprehension review, writing topics, and relevant activities (including recipes) for nearly every chapter make this unit an exceptional enhancement for Robert Burch's novel about a tough heroine.
  • Chapter-by-chapter vocabulary definitions, with illustrations, for Robert Burch's novel.
  • Use this 'Book: The View from Saturday (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The View from Saturday (upper elem/ middle)'. Reviews comprehension for E.L. Konigsburg's 1996 Newbery winner about a quirkily academic group and their Saturday morning teas.
  • Review comprehension of Elaine Marie Alphin's story of a boy whose summer vacation is changed when he meets the ghost of a Civil War soldier his own age.
  • Use this 'Book: Sounder (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Sounder (upper elem/middle)'. Review comprehension of William Armstrong's 1970 Newbery winning story of a loyal coon dog and a boy's transition to adulthood.
  • Use this 'Book: Al Capone Does My Shirts (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Al Capone Does My Shirts (upper elementary)'. Comprehension questions review Gennifer Choldenko's Newbery Honor novel about a boy growing up on Alcatraz Island.
  • Use this 'Book: Crispin The Cross of Lead' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Crispin The Cross of Lead'. Six levels of questions to review the historical fiction 2002 Newbery winner by Avi. The review questions (one page each of "Bloom's Taxonomy") are helpful for critical thinking development. This is one of many Newbery book lessons on our member site.