Literal and Inferential Comprehension Questions for ANY book! (Grades 6-8)

Reading Royalty
Grade Levels
6th - 8th
Formats Included
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17 pages
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Reading Royalty


This product includes literal, inferential, and critical questions to use with any book for students in grades 6-8. The questions focus on summarizing, making predictions, making connections, synthesizing, inferring, analyzing, and critiquing.

The questions included reflect expectations of students in grades 6-8. Use the questions to help students dig deeper when reading and to propel them toward more difficult texts.

Question Lists: Use the lists whether you're working one on one, with small groups, or as a whole class. Find appropriate questions to ask your students. You can even organize the sheets into a binder and use one set per child to set reading goals and keep track of their progress throughout the year

Question Sets: These are broken down into segments to allow teachers to use just the set they need at a specific time. Laminate the sets for durability and place them on a ring. (you will also be able to use dry erase markers to jot notes on them if you laminate!).

*The question lists and question sets have identical questions on them. What you use depends on your preference.

Individual Grade Level Question Sets for Grades K-8:
1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th-8th Grade

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Comprehension Questions: 6th-8th Grade by Michaela Almeida is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.


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