Nonfiction Text Features: Images – RI.2.7 & RI.3.7 Leveled Reading Passage Unit



Nonfiction Text Features: Images – RI.2.7 & RI.3.7

⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, and reinforcing RI2.7 and RI3.7 skills. Students learn to use nonfiction text features that are images (including photographs, maps, diagrams) to form a better understanding of the entire text.


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching these skills. Aligns with other state specific standards.


⭐️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.


⭐️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.


Key Features:

✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying 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 – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


Teachers & Students ❤️LOVE❤️ This Resource:

★ Renee K said, “Really helped my class with these features. They loved doing it with their partners and in groups. Thanks for a great resource.


★ Bec L. called it a “Beautiful resource…“.


★ Caitlin G. said, “really liked using this resource. I have been having a hard time getting my students to remember/understand the importance of text features. This helped me really focus in and explain.


What’s Included:

1. Nonfiction Text Features Example Charts (3 pgs.)

2. Text Feature Example Charts (3 pgs.)

3. Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • The Power of Reading- 460L
  • The Water Cycle- 540L
  • Arbor Day- 600L
  • Layers of the Earth- 610L
  • Bottlenose Dolphins- 640L
  • How to Read a Nutrition Label- 660L
  • Tree Frogs- 720L
  • Booker T. Washington- 750L
  • Human Body Systems- 770L
  • New York City- 810L

4. Test Passages & Question Sets

  • Princess Diana- 640L
  • NASA- 780L


Magicore is a Certified Lexile Partner:

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Skill Pack Bundle:

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.

Text & Images Skill Pack – RI.2.7 RI.3.7 Classroom & Distance Learning

Bundle Up & Save:

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension MEGA Bundle

3rd Grade Reading Comprehension MEGA Bundle

Fiction Comprehension Bundle – 2nd Grade Common Core Standards

Fiction Comprehension Bundle – 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Nonfiction Comprehension – 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Related Products:

Using Illustrations To Understand Text – RL.2.7 RL.3.7 Google Distance Learning

Nonfiction Text Features Boom Cards ™ 2nd & 3rd Grade Digital Distance Learning

Text Features Task Cards for 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade – RI.2.5 RI.2.7 RI.3.5 RI.3.7

Looking for More Differentiation❔❓❔

Similar units are available for 1st, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade.

Illustrations & Key Ideas – 1st Grade RI.1.7 Printable & Digital Google Slides Distance Learning

Nonfiction Text Features – 4th RI.4.7 Printable & Digital Google Slides Distance Learning Pack

Information from Multiple Sources – RI.5.7 Printable & Digital Google Slides Distance Learning Pack

Multiple Sources – 6th Grade RI.6.7 Printable & Digital Google Slides Distance Learning Pack


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