﻿ Grade 8 Substitute Teacher Lesson Plans
Grade 8 – A handy set of grade appropriate worksheets for substitute teachers to use.

#### The following worksheets can be left for a substitute teacher if you have to be out of the classroom for a day or more. Each sheet has an activity that fits within the Eighth Grade curriculum, including subjects such as algebra, language skills, graphing, creative writing practice, geometry, reading comprehension, exponents, and more. These worksheets can also be used as part of a standard lesson plan, extra credit work, quiet time activities, and more.

Please note that in some cases, answer keys have been provided. These must be printed separately, as they are not included with the main page.

# Print Grade 8 Substitute Teacher Lesson Plans

## Secret Message

Find the words above and then place the unused letters into the secret message above!

## Number Block!

Students will fill in the missing numbers in the grid to make sure all columns and rows add up to the given number.

## Making the Nation of Haiti Reading Comprehension

Students will read a short passage on the nation of Haiti and answer questions.

## Cartesian Graphs

Students will use the given information to create and label Cartesian graphs.

## Acrostic Poetry

Students will create a poem from an acrostic, based on the instructions and example given.

## Volume- Turn down That Racket

Students will calculate the total volume of various shapes using the information provided.

## Journal Writing

Students will create a journal entry on any topic they wish.

## Cryptic Puzzle

Students will use logic and deductive reasoning to ascertain the values for each letter, then use them to reveal a message.

## Fallen Letters

Students will place the given letters into the correct blanks in order to reveal a piece of advice.

## Transportation Scramble

Students will place groups of letters into the grid in order to create a message.

## Spelling Lesson

Students will fill in the blanks and create ordered lists using the words in the provided word bank.

## Mass Scrambles

Students will unscramble color related words and arrange the circled letters to reveal a message.

Page 1 of 2. Students will create an advertisement for a fictional product, then use the "Explain the Ad" page below to answer questions.

Page 2 of 2. Students will answer the questions related to the exercise in the "Create an Advertisement" page above.

## Exponents

Students will practice algebra by solving equations using exponents, gathering like values, expanded notation, and more.

## Language

Students will practice grammar and punctuation by correcting sentence errors.

## Passing a Note

Page 1 of 2. Students will use logic and deductive reasoning to figure out details based on the clues, and complete the chart on the "Grading / Attendance Template" below.

Page 2 of 2. Students will use the blank table to figure out the clues in the "Passing a Note" page above.

## Math Puzzle

Students will fill in the blanks in the table to ensure all columns and rows have the correct answer based on given information.

Students will answer questions based on interpreting information presented in line graph form.

## Making Line Graphs

Students will create their own line graph based on information they collect about subjects they choose.

## YOUR LIFE IN A DIAGRAM!

Students will fill out a triple Venn diagram to discover intersections within their own lives.

## Old Saying

Students will use logic to place letters in the correct columns in order to reveal a saying.

## The Sneakiest Word Search

Students will compete to find and circle the most words beginning with S, without a word bank for reference.

## Glaciers Melting at a Faster Rate

Page 1 of 2. Students will read a short passage about the glacier melt rate, and answer the questions on the "Glaciers Melting at a Faster Rate Questions" page below.

## Glaciers Melting at a Faster Rate Questions

Page 2 of 2. Students will answer the questions based on the reading on the "Glaciers Melting at a Faster Rate" page above.

## Math Block!

Students will fill in the blanks in the table to ensure all columns and rows have the correct answer based on given information.

## Math Puzzle

We change operations and move in with negative integers now.

## Spelling

Students will practice spelling by answering questions using words from the provided word bank.

## Sports Scramble!

Students will unscramble sports related words and use the designated letters to reveal a hidden message.

## Pythagorean Theorem

Students will calculate the length of the third leg of a triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

## Algebra Review

Students will practice solving various algebraic equations, creating graphs, and more.

## Who was the First Man to Walk in America?

Page 1 of 2. Students will read a short passage concerning an archaeological discovery and answer the questions on the "Question Sheet" below.

## Question Sheet

Page 2 of 2. Students will answer the questions based on the reading of the "Who was the First Man to Walk in America?" page above.

## My Angle

Students will practice measure and drawing lines, rays, and angles.

## Brain Teasers

Students will use logic to solve the mathematical questions posed by the word problems.