Recount & Retell Stories Reading Comprehension Bundle
⭐️This recount and retell stories bundle includes four 2nd & 3rd grade reading comprehension resources containing certified Lexile® measured fables, folktales, fairytales, tall tales, and myths. The printable and digital passages and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing RL.2.2 and RL.3.2 skills. Students read adaptations of classic texts to recount stories and determine the central message, lesson, moral, or theme. Students identify and explain how the main idea is conveyed through key details in the text. Digital Google Slides format is included.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching main idea skills. Aligns with many state specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️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 & digital resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade & 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).
✏️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.
★ Live Teach Aloha said, “Spot on and easy to use. I appreciate the use of fables, folktales, myths, etc. since our 2nd grade Wonders curriculum doesn’t do a good job of using these types of stories to teach central message like the standard calls for.”
★ Jennifer G. said, “I was thrilled to find these resources. They are filled with excellent materials.”
★ Fiorela P. said, “What a great resource. Everything you need to teach the standard. Great detail went into creating this. Love that their is an assessment at the end. You wont regret this purchase!”
- Fables- RL2.2 & RL2.3.
- Folktales and Fairytales Around the World- R.2.2 & RL.3.2.
- Greek Mythology- RL.3.2.
- Tall Tales- RL.2.2 & RL.3.2.
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