Making Predictions – 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit

Making Predictions – 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit



Making Predictions 2nd & 3rd Grade

⭐️ This predictions unit includes 5 printable and digital certified Lexile leveled passages and question sets with organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 2nd and 3rd graders how to predict to support comprehension.


⭐️ Includes short response and multiple choice questions that build on predicting skills, anchor charts, and prediction organizers and activities. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS second and third grade band.


⭐️This packet includes ideas for differentiation and scaffolding, including how to progress from recounting to retelling.



✏️Lexile® Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade and 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 420L to 820L).


✏️Integrated Color Coding – The color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.


✏️Comprehensive – Passages and questions set specifically target retelling skills, which makes them perfect for comprehensive test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.


✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard-based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.


✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


What’s Included:

  1. How to Teach Predicting
  2. Making Predictions Process Anchor Chart
  3. Predicting Paper Fortune Telling Cookies
  4. Making Predictions Starters Bookmarks
  5. Predicting Graphic Organizer
  6. Making Predictions Stationary
  7. Brad’s Birthday Box- 410L
  8. Abby’s Big Day- 500L
  9. At the Zoo- 620L
  10. Broken Pieces- 630L
  11. Fall Surprise- 700L


Each story includes:

  • 1 page of multiple choice and short response questions
  • 1 page with a predicting writing prompt


MagiCore is a Certified Lexile Partner:

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