Determine Importance – 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit

Determine Importance – 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit



Determine Importance – 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages Unit

⭐️This determine importance unit includes five printable & digital nonfiction passages with certified Lexile® passages and question sets with organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 2nd and 3rd graders how to determine important facts and ideas vs. extraneous facts and details.


⭐️Includes short response and multiple choice questions, anchor charts, sorts, and organizers and activities. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS second and third grade band.


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


Key Features:

✏️Lexile® Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade and 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L to 820L).


✏️Integrated Color Coding – The 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.


What’s Included:

  1. How to Teach Determining Importance
  2. Determine Importance Anchor Chart
  3. Statement Sort
  4. Determine Importance Bookmark
  5. To Bomb or Not to Bomb – 580L
  6. The Choice to Sit – 580L
  7. Pelé the Great – 610L
  8. Biomimicry – 680L
  9. Dangerous Devices – 690L

Each story includes:

  • 1 page of multiple choice and short response questions
  • 1 sorting details graphic organizer


MagiCore is a Certified Lexile Partner:

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