Fact & Opinion – 4th & 5th Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit


Fact & Opinion – 4th & 5th Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit

⭐️ This fact vs. opinion unit includes 5 printable and digital certified Lexile leveled passages and question sets with organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 4th and 5th graders how to determine fact and opinion.


⭐️ Includes short responses and multiple choice questions that build on making connections, anchor charts, and visualizing organizers and activities. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS fourth and fifth grade band.


⭐️This packet includes ideas for differentiation and scaffolding, including how to teach this skill.



✏️Lexile® Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 4th grade and 5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 740L to 1010L).


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


✏️Comprehensive – Passages and question sets specifically target fact and opinion 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 Fact vs. Opinion
  2. Fact vs. Opinion Anchor Chart
  3. Statement Sort Graphic Organizer
  4. Statement Sort Sentence Strips
  5. Fact & Opinion
  6. Betsy Ross – 770L
  7. The Birth of a Video Game – 840L
  8. The Greatest Swimmer – 890L
  9. Humpback Whales – 860L
  10. The Miracle Teacher – 900L

Each story includes:

•1 page of multiple choice, short response, and sequence questions

•1 page with fact vs. opinion graphic organizer


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Fact & Opinion Differentiated Bundle

Related Product(s):

Fact and Opinion 1st Grade

Fact and Opinion 2nd & 3rd Grade


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