⭐️These 12 digital and printable Lexile® leveled close reading passages and question sets aligned to RL4.1 & RL5.1 are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing ask & answer questions or inferencing and explicit details skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Students in 4th & 5th grade learn to use details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this distance learning pack is still perfect for teaching how to make inferences and using explicit details. Aligns with state-specific standards like TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two 4th & 5th grade ask & answer questions skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the fourth and fifth-grade bands and aligned to Common Core standards.
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
✏️Lexile Levels – All 12 passages include a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 4th grade & 5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 740L-1010L).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – The 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 – Contains original stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
❤ Kristin P. said, “I have several products from this seller and I love using them in my 4th grade classroom. They are challenging enough for all students and they really require kids to find text evidence to support their answers.”
❤ Elizabeth D. said, “My kids loved the stories!”
❤ Carrie W. said, “It is so difficult to find resources ( that I would otherwise spend hours creating) that will be useful in our current circumstances of distance learning. Thank you for the resources.”
1. Types of Questions Anchor Chart & Journal Page
2. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Mr. Ehman and the Enchanted Forest- 730L
- Mystery at Midnight- 770L
- The Rescue- 820L
- The Big Surprise- 820L
- Miller and Benny Play Hide-and-Seek- 840L
- Brittany’s Basketball Game- 850L
- Secrets in the Attic- 900L
- Savannah the Seagull- 910L
- Dox’s Different Day- 970L
- Shaylee’s December- 1000L
3. Test Passages & Question Sets
- The Case of the Cookie Thief- 840L
- Stephanie’s Scary Storm- 990L
⭐️See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.
This resource is available in a Skill Pack Bundle that contains six different resources focused on this specific reading skill – including lesson plans, digital mini-lessons, guided readers, task cards, and Boom Cards.
Similar resources are available for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grade.