Character Development – 3rd Grade – B.E.S.T. ELA.3.R.1.1
⭐️These Lexile® leveled close reading stories are perfect for teaching students how to describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. This packet is designed to specifically fit 3rd grade Florida B.E.S.T standard ELA.3.R.1.1 , but can be used by anyone teaching character development.
⭐️Includes Lexile leveled passages, standard based questions, anchor charts, and hands-on cut-and-paste visuals to help students master this skill. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the third grade band.
⭐️If you do not use Florida Best, a similar bundle is available for third grade Common Core. Both packets contain most of the same passages, so do not purchase both.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 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 stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
- How to Use This Resource
- ELA.3.R.1.1 Anchor Chart/Journal Page
- Mentor Text Model
- Madeline and Barry- 460L
- Martin’s Math Troubles- 490L
- The Big Game- 500L
- A Trip to the Toy Store- 550L
- Milo and Annie- 560L
- The Big Move- 590L
- Surviving the Storm- 600L
- Abhar’s Halloween Party- 620L
- Jada and Her Messy Room- 640L
- Birthday Party Upset- 720L
- School Bus Bully- 500L
- Saving Robin- 620L
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