This bundle includes all 6 of my grade 8 Common Core Reading Literature worksheet packets. These worksheets are great for homework, test prep, review, and/or learning about literature. You will save 33% by buying this bundle.
Teacher answer key is included.
The stories included are:
1. Stranger Than Fiction by Marie Devers
2. Excerpt from Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
3. Earth Day Discovery by Lindsay Rock
4. Excerpt from Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
5. The Sloppy Spy by Rebecca Sparling
6. Excerpt from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Each story is followed by a series of multiple choice and open-ended questions aligned with various strands of the CCSS Grade 8 English Language Arts Standards for Reading and Language.
Those strands are:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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