As the responsibilities and scheduling format middle school students experience differs from the usual one-teacher environment at the elementary grade level, worksheets serve as useful tools for helping students assimilate information and develop new organizational skills, according to MiddleSchool.net. Additionally, worksheets can be used for classroom discussions and test preparations.
According to SchoolFamily.com, seventh graders in most states are introduced to advanced subjects such as pre-algebra. This is a transitional year where study skills are reinforced and students are expected to practice test material at home. In the classroom, some teachers have found worksheets to be valuable in dividing projects into segments and stages.
Kids.USA.gov provides access to worksheets for an array of topics and subjects. Other websites including K12Reader.com and HomeSchoolMath.net offer comprehensive collections of free printable worksheets to use with students in the classroom or at home.