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As teachers, we know how important the Common Core Standards are in our ELA classroom. This product will teach your students all of the Common Core English Language Arts Reading Literature Standards. These worksheets are very comprehensive, and the higher-level questions that are included with the worksheets will challenge your students on many different levels. The most exciting part about the worksheets is that you can use them again and again, and they can be adapted to ANY piece of literature!
Included in this product are 13 Reading Literature Standards worksheets that cover the 7th grade English Language Arts standards, as well as the 8th grade standards. There are 13 worksheets (and not 20) because some of the standards overlap each other and are very similar.
You can assign the worksheets for independent work, while easily assessing your students’ comprehension, or you can assign the worksheets as group work.
Each worksheet includes the standard, vocabulary associated with the standard and the definitions, and application activities to use alongside the piece of literature.
In addition to the worksheets, I included a detailed list of literature suggestions to use with each standard. I tried to apply literature that my students LOVE to read--literature that is engaging, thought-provoking and entertaining.