⭐️Over 100 printable and digital fiction passages including stories, fables, myths, tall tales, folktales, fairytales, plays, and poems aligned to each 2nd grade Common Core standard. Includes all of the CCSS reading literature standards. All qualified passages contain certified Lexile® measures in the 2nd Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band.
⭐️ If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching these skills.
⭐️Each unit includes anchor charts, passages with standard-based question sets, and a corresponding standards-based assessment. Excellent tool for whole class instruction, independent work, small groups, and test prep.
✏️Lexile Levels – All qualifying passages include a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd 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 adapted and custom content with high-quality photographs and illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
★ Jocelyn H. said, “Amazing resource for small group instruction! Perfectly aligned test at the end.”
★ Elizabeth O. said, “I just really appreciate how this Fiction Comprehension Bundle covers all of the 2nd Grade Common Core Standards. Plus, the reading fiction passages are enjoyable to read!”
★ Tina P. said, “I love this! The passages are great and I love that you have matched them to Lexile levels. This is exactly what I was looking for and the consistent format is great for my kids! Thanks a bunch!”
1. Answer Questions in Fiction Text- RL.2.1
2. Aesop’s Fables- RL.2.2
3. Folktales and Fairytales From Around the World- RL.2.2
4. Recount Tall Tales- RL.2.2
5. How Characters Respond to Major Events and Challenges- RL.2.3
6. Words and Phrases in Poetry- RL.2.4
7. Story Structure- 2nd Grade RL.2.5
8. Point of View- 2nd & 3rd Grade- RL.2.6 & RL.3.6
9. Understanding Text & Illustrations- 2nd & 3rd Grade RL.2.7 & RL.3.7
10. Compare and Contrast Different Versions of Stories- RL.2.9
11. Comprehend Literature- 2nd & 3rd Grade RL.2.10 & RL.3.10
⭐️See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.