Making Predictions – 4th & 5th Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit



Making Predictions 4th & 5th Grade

⭐️ This 4th grade & 5th grade predictions unit includes 5 printable and digital Lexile® leveled passages and question sets with organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 4th & 5th graders how to predict to support comprehension. Includes a fun fortune cookie craft with prediction strips.


⭐️ Passages with short responses and multiple choice questions build on predicting skills. Anchor charts, prediction organizers, and activities make predicting fun. 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 progress from recounting to retelling.



✏️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 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. Predicting Starters Bookmarks
  5. Predicting Graphic Organizer
  6. Predicting Stationary
  7. Brad’s Birthday Box- 740L
  8. Abby’s Big Day- 770L
  9. At the Zoo- 830L
  10. Broken Pieces- 890L
  11. Fall Surprise- 900L


Each story includes:

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


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