⭐️These 15 printable and digital plays, poems, and stories with corresponding comprehension questions are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 4th & 5th-grade comprehend literature skills for RL.4.10 and RL.5.10. Great for review and test prep!
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching or reinforcing comprehend literature skills.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and three 4th & 5th-grade comprehend literature skills-focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the fourth and fifth-grade bands and aligned to Common Core standards.
⭐️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 – All 5 stories include a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 4th & 5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 740L-1010L).
✏️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 adaptations and passages with high-quality photographs and custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
★ Nikki B. said, “Great resource! Very detailed and the questions align to the standards perfectly! Thank you!!”
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1. Good Readers Anchor Chart & Journal Page
2. Dramas Practice Passages & Question Sets
- A Cure for Mr. Morrow
- Lunch with Lenny
- The 6 O’clock Story with Vanessa Vine
- The Case of the Stolen Moon
3. Poems Practice Passages & Question Sets
- “Sympathy” By Paul Laurence Dunbar
- “The New Colossus” By Emma Lazarus
- “A Wounded Deer” By Emily Dickinson
- “The Unwanted Gift”
3. Stories Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Mason Carter and the Dragon Who Lost His Fire- 750L
- The Vesak Festival- 780L
- Midnight’s Incident- 750L
- Journey to Manzanar- 850L
4. Varied Test Passages & Question Set
- The Girl Who Cried Snake (Drama)
- “I Dream’d in a Dream” By Walt Whitman (Poem)
- Charlie Wants a Rabbit (M; Story)- 860L
⭐️See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.
This resource is available in a Skill Pack Bundle that contains six different resources focused on this specific reading skill – including lesson plans, digital mini-lessons, guided readers, task cards, and Boom Cards.
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