Determine Importance Differentiated Bundle – Google Distance Learning




Determine Importance Differentiated Bundle

This determine importance unit includes scaffolded units and printable and digital passages on 2nd-3rd, and 4th-5th grade reading levels. Each unit includes:


⭐️5 certified Lexile® leveled passages differentiated across 2 levels, organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders to determine important vs. extraneous facts and details.


⭐️Includes short responses and multiple choice questions that build on facts and opinions, anchor charts, and visuals. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS second and third and fourth and fifth grade band.


⭐️This packet includes ideas for differentiation and scaffolding, including how to help your students be successful with this important skill.


This bundle is perfect for teachers who have a wide range of readers.

  • 2nd and 3rd grade teachers with on and above level readers
  • 4th and 5th grade teachers with on and below-level readers


*Please Note: The anchor charts and many of the questions in each resource are the same. The passages have different levels.



✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd-5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range is 420L to 1010L for specific passage levels preview each resource).


✏️Integrated Color Coding – The color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.


✏️Comprehensive – Passages and question sets are targeting fact and opinion. It is perfect for comprehensive 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 images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


What’s Included:

  1. How to Teach Determining Importance
  2. Determine Importance Anchor Chart
  3. Statement Sort
  4. Determine Importance Bookmark
  5. The Choice to Sit
  6. Dangerous Devices
  7. Biomimicry
  8. To Bomb or Not to Bomb
  9. Pelé the Great

Each story includes:

  • 1 page of multiple choice, short response, and sequence questions
  • 1 page with Fact vs. Opinion graphic organizer

5 Differentiated Passages (For specific levels, check each product included.)


MagiCore is a Certified Lexile Partner:

See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.


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Resources Included with Determine Importance Differentiated Bundle

Determine Importance – 2nd & 3rd Grade

Determine Importance – 4th & 5th Grade


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