Reasons Support Points – 1st Grade RI.1.8 – Reading Passages for RI1.8


Reasons Support Points – 1st Grade RI.1.8

⭐️These 12 digital and printable Lexile® leveled reading comprehension passages and question sets aligned to RI.1.8 are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 1st grade reasons support points skills. Printable PDF & Digital Google Slides versions make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning. First grade students learn to identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching 1st grade how reasons support points skills. Aligns with state-specific standards like 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 first grade band.


⭐️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.


Key Features:

✏️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).


✏️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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What’s Included:

1. How Reasons Support Points Anchor Chart

2. How Reasons Support Points Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • Otters- 190L
  • Going to the Aquarium- 250L
  • The Benefits of Bubblegum- 290L
  • Sunflowers- 320L
  • Your Five Senses- 320L
  • Frogs and Toads- 330L
  • School in the 1800s- 360L
  • Black Rhinoceroses- 350L
  • Mae Jemison- 460L
  • Rainy Days- 520L

3. How Reasons Support Points Test Passages & Questions Sets

  • America’s Favorite Sports- 330L
  • Benjamin Franklin- 440L


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Looking for More Differentiation❔❓❔

Similar units are available for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade:

Reasons Support Points – 2nd Grade RI.2.8

Text Structure: Sentences & Paragraphs – 3rd RI.3.8 – Google Distance Learning

Reasons & Evidence Support Points – RI.4.8 & RI.5.8 Google Distance Learning

Evaluate Arguments – 6th Grade RI.6.8 Printable & Digital Google Slides Distance Learning Pack


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