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Grade 8
Help your students become purposeful, active readers with mentor texts that offer strong opportunities to model and practice comprehension strategies. We’ve built collections around the following strategies: connecting, determining importance, inferring, predicting, questioning, summarizing, synthesizing and visualizing/imaging.
Comprehension Strategies Set -- Grade Eight See All

100 Best-Loved Poems

145th Street: Short Stories

After Tupac And D Foster

All The World's A Stage

American Heritage Book Of Great American Speeches For Young People, The

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Connecting -- Grade Eight See All

After Tupac And D Foster

All The World's A Stage

I Am Arachne: Fifteen Greek And Roman Myths

In Short: A Collection Of Brief Creative Nonfiction

Liberty's Voice: The Emma Lazarus Story

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Determining Importance -- Grade Eight See All

145th Street: Short Stories

Black Gold: The Story Of Oil In Our Lives

Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey To Cuba, The

Gift Of The Magi, The

Girl Who Was On Fire: Your Favorite Authors On Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games Trilogy, The

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Inferring -- Grade Eight See All

Birches

Carver: A Life In Poems

Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories

In Your Face: The Culture Of Beauty And You

Lewis And Clark

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Predicting -- Grade Eight See All

Goal!

I Want My Hat Back

Murders In The Rue Morgue, The

Mysteries Of Harris Burdick, The

Shelf Life: Original Stories To Benefit Literacy Volunteers Of America

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Questioning -- Grade Eight See All

American Heritage Book Of Great American Speeches For Young People, The

Hive Detectives: Chronicles Of A Honey Bee Catastrophe, The

Hush

I Am The Darker Brother

Persepolis: The Story Of A Childhood

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Summarizing -- Grade Eight See All

Mythology: Timeless Tales Of Gods And Heroes

Rough-Face Girl, The

Thieves!

Three Questions, The

Titanic: Voices From The Disaster

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Synthesizing -- Grade Eight See All

Archers, Alchemists, And 98 Other Medieval Jobs You Might Have Loved Or Loathed

Black Hole Is NOT A Hole, A

Cartoon Guide To Physics, The

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices From A Medieval Village

Laika

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Visualizing/Imaging -- Grade Eight See All

100 Best-Loved Poems

Call Of The Wild, The

Fields Of Fury: The American Civil War

Mountain Dance

Paint Me Like I Am

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