⭐️These 12 digital and printable Lexile® leveled Greek myths and question sets aligned to RL.3.2 are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 3rd grade recounting stories skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Students use Greek myths to recount stories and determine the central message, lesson, moral, or theme. Students identify and explain how the central message is conveyed through key details in the text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching recounting stories skills. Aligns with many state specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL. While this aligns to the 3rd grade standard RL3.2, it is also appropriate for 2nd grade CCSS RL2.2: Students recount stories to determine the central message, lesson, moral, or theme.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.
⭐️This printable and digital resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides.
*This digital version saves paper and is perfect for distance learning, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).
✏️Character Cards – Contains 3 pages of Greek Myth Character Cards to help students understand mythological characters more easily.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based 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 – Reworked stories and custom illustrations are designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Greek Myth Character Cards (3 pgs.)
2. Myths Anchor Chart/ Journal Page (2 pgs.)
3. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Medusa- 540L
- King Midas and the Golden Touch- 560L
- The Myth of Arachne- 560L
- The Myth of Phaethon- 580L
- Echo- 600L
- Perseus and Medusa- 610L
- The Myth of Persephone- 650L
- Pandora’s Box- 720L
- The Myth of Prometheus- 750L
- Theseus and the Minotaur- 810L
4. Assessment Passages & Question Sets
- The Myth of Apollo and Daphne -530L
- The Myth of Clytie- 660L
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