Analyze Text Structure – RI.7.5 RI.8.5 Passages

Analyze Text Structure – RI.7.5 RI.8.5 Passages


Analyze Text Structure – RI.7.5 RI.8.5 Passages

⭐️ This 7th and 8th grade Analyze Text Structure Reading Comprehension Passages Unit includes Lexile® leveled close reading passages, question sets, assessments, anchor charts, and graphic organizers that are perfect for teaching students how to analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas. Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept. Texts, anchor charts, questions, and assessments are aligned to RI.7.5 & RI.8.5 and focus on analyzing text structure.


This Text Structure Reading Comprehension Passages Unit features:

✅ 10 Lexile Leveled Texts for 7th & 8th Grade

✅ Standard Focused Questions

✅ Detailed Anchor Charts

✅ Interactive Graphic Organizer

✅ Integrated Color Coding Strategy

✅ 2 Assessment Passages

✅ Printable Format


If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching text structure.

Key Features:

✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 7th & 8th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for sixth through eighth grade is 925L to 1185L).


✏️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 EngagingContains original passages with high-quality images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.

What’s Included:

  1. Analyze Text Structure Anchor Chart
  2. Analyze Text Structure Practice Work
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