Compare & Contrast Stories – 1st Grade RL.1.9 – Reading Passages for RL1.9



Compare & Contrast Stories – 1st Grade RL.1.9

⭐️These 14 digital and printable Lexile® leveled close reading stories and question sets aligned to RL.1.9 are presented in pairs and are perfect for learning compare & contrast in fiction skills. Printable PDF & Digital Google Slides versions make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning. 1st grade students compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in 2 different stories.


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching compare and contrast in fiction. 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 and digital resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides.


*This digital version saves paper and is perfect for distance learning, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.



✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for first grade is 190L – 530L). *Two passages are below 190L to include beginner readers.


✏️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 custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


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What’s Included:

1. Compare & Contrast Anchor Chart

2. Compare & Contrast Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • The Big Mess- 290L / A Gift- 290L
  • A Dog and His Bone- 310L / The Mouse and His Corn- 260L
  • The Pony Express- 390L / New Job- 390L
  • Two Doors- 380L / Festival Fib- 480L
  • The Boy Who Cried Wolf- 380L / Lost at the Zoo- 440L
  • Broken Arm- 480L / Tara’s Troubles- 450L

3. Compare & Contrast Assessment Passages & Question Set

  • Pie Girl- 460L / Nice Trip- 350L


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