Comprehend Informational Text – RI.2.10 & RI.3.10
⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® certified nonfiction reading comprehension passages and question sets are aligned to 2nd & 3rd-grade RI.2.10 & RI.3.10. Passages are perfect for teaching, developing, and reinforcing 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade nonfiction reading informational text skills. This is a review of all Common Core nonfiction standards.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching and reviewing nonfiction reading informational text skills. Aligns with various state-specific standards.
⭐️Includes passages, standard-based questions, anchor charts, and two nonfiction reading informational text 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.
✏️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 – 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.
★ Amy S said, “LOVE these and so do the kids!”
★ Catie B. said, “I love the differentiated levels and color-coding to show text evidence. This is useful for the different levels of students in my class and is an engaging resource for all students no matter what level.”
★ Peace and Blessings. said, “This product makes teaching the standards easier. Great resource. Thanks!”
1. Reading Comprehension Journal Page & Anchor Chart
2. Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Practice Passages & Question Sets
- The Effects of the Sun- 480L
- How to Make Tacos- 490L
- Lions and Tigers! Oh My!- 520L
- Dear Mr. Saunders- 530L
- Henry “Box” Brown- 560L
- The Spectacular Seahorse- 680L
- Hershey’s Chocolate- 740L
- Malala Yousafzai- 700L
- Pluto the Plutoid- 710L
- Roswell Mystery- 820
3. Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Test Passages & Question Sets
- Laura Ingalls Wilder- 680L
- Christmas in Mexico- 770L
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