We get ready to tackle middle school with these worksheets written for 7th grade readers.

There are a number of strategies that you can use to improve your ability to comprehend what you read. The most important thing I find is that students that are self-aware which means they understand what they do not know. When students understand what they do not know, focusing on that can be hugely beneficial for them. Taking small notes on what you read along the way, this will help remind you of the important points. Better yet, when you complete reviewing a body of work complete a graphic organizer that outlines the work itself. Make sure to be able to answer questions that anyone may ask you on the work. The more you question yourself, the more you will come away with. Make sure that you can summarize everything you read each and every time.

These worksheets contain reading assignments for your seventh grade students. Students will read a story or article and then be asked to answer questions about what they have just read. 7th grade students are ready for a more difficult reading passage. They are also ready to edit the grammar and or spelling within that work. Students are also getting better at understanding the sequence and relationships built into a story. This is why we include many dual character works in the below reading worksheets. These seventh grade reading worksheets will help you begin to understand the way in which the middle school works. They start rotating teachers very regularly and reading within the content area more than ever before.

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Ermengarde Reading Passage

An excerpt passage from A Little Princess.

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Ermengarde Passage Page 2

There is a lot of dialogue in this one.

Ermengarde Fill in Questions

What does Sara's father say that she always wants to do when she sees people in trouble?

Ermengarde Free Response

Compare and contrast the personalities of Sara and Ermengarde.

Fire and Ice

How would you describe the speaker’s world view? What is the fire and what is the ice? What do you think this poem is about?

One Dog Down Reading Passage

The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light.

One Dog Down Questions

What does Henry think is behind what Bill tells him about feeding the dogs?

A Mysterious Photo Reading Passage

Did Earhart and Noonan survive? We explore this notion.

A Mysterious Photo Questions

Why is the mystery about what happened to Amelia Earhart "far from over?"

The Girl Without Gravity Reading Passage

A section for From The Light Princess.

The Girl Without Gravity Essay

Discuss the different ways in which the princess is "without gravity."

The Catastrophe Reading Passage

The passage below is from the novel Jack and Jill by Louisa May Alcott. In the passage, a group of friends are out sledding on a winter's day. Read the passage, then answer the questions.

The Catastrophe Response Questions

Which coast does Jill choose for Jack to take her down?

Causes of the American Revolution Reading Passage

The American Revolution had a number of important catalysts, not the least of which was the character of the American people themselves.

Causes of the American Revolution Questions

What role did the character of the American people play in the American Revolution?

The Boy Next Door Reading Passage

A scored passage from From Little Women.

The Boy Next Door Questions

What causes Laurie to forget his bashfulness and grow sociable?

On Board the Beagle Reading Passage

From 1831 to 1836, Charles Darwin traveled the waters of South America on H.M.S. Beagle as a naturalist.

On Board the Beagle Questions

He recorded what he observed of the natural world around him in a diary that was later published as The Voyage of the Beagle.

A Tramp Abroad Reading Passage

Examine a piece by Mark Twain.

A Tramp Abroad Questions

How many cities have the distinction of being built in order to commemorate a famous victory (or defeat) by Charlemagne?

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Dogs Reading Passage

Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a serious neurological disorder in which a disc or cushioning pad between the vertebra of the spinal column degenerates, bulges outward, or even tears.

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Dogs Questions

What is the goal in treating IVDD patients?

NASCAR: Then and Now Reading Passage

The first NASCAR-based track was the Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, which opened in 1951.

NASCAR: Then and Now Questions

What is the least amount of money that a corporation typically spends on to sponsor a NASCAR car?

What is an MRI? Reading Passage

An MRI can show things that cannot be shown by other procedures such as an X-ray, an ultrasound, or a computer tomography (CT) scan.

The Boston Terrier Reading Passage

This dog is believed to have been a cross between a bulldog and an English White Terrier, a breed that is now extinct.

The Boston Terrier Questions

What was the name of the one confirmed Boston Terrier ancestor?

On the Size of Nations

The passage below is from Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville.

On the Size of Nations Questions

The passage below is from Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville.