⭐️These 17 printable and digital Lexile® certified passages and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing RI4.9 & RI5.9. 4th and 5th-grade students learn to integrate information from multiple texts on the same topic. Passages are combined into 7 sets of 2-3 texts on the same topic. If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching these skills.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two 4th and 5th grade integrate information from multiple texts 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 17 passages include a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 4th grade & 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 original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Integrate Information from Multiple Texts Anchor Chart & Journal Page
2. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Types of Reefs- 760L / The Great Barrier Reef- 770L / Reefs in Danger- 790L
- Blackbeard- 800L / Piracy- 910L / Modern Pirates- 930L
- Kanzi the Bonobo- 780L / Akeakamai and Phoenix the Dolphins- 860L / Koko the Gorilla- 880L
- A Feared Predator- 900L /A T. Rex Named Sue- 880L
- The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle- 1020L /The Bermuda Triangle: Mystery Solved- 970L
- Frida Kahlo’s Life and Legacy- 980L /Frida Kahlo’s Art- 980L
3. Test Passages & Question Sets
- Stephen Hawking’s Life- 850L /Stephen Hawking: One of Science’s Greats- 930L
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