⭐️This digital and printable 3rd grade reading spiral review unit is designed for the 1st quarter of instruction. Google Forms version makes it perfect for distance learning. It includes 9 weeks of spiral review. Each week includes two passages. Each passage has two days’ worth of questions. The final day (Friday) focuses on comparing and contrasting.
⭐️Each week alternates between fiction and nonfiction. A variety of genres are included such as stories, articles, plays, poems, myths, functional, argumentative, and more.
⭐️Passages are scaffolded, increasing in difficulty each week. The first nine weeks are leveled 410L-700L.
⭐️Questions are also scaffolded, beginning with lower-level questions and a review of previously taught skills, increasing in difficulty each week.
⭐️Question formats include multiple choice, short response, a graphic organizer, and long response on Friday.
⭐️Each day is designed to take about 10 minutes for students to complete.
⭐️This paperless resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Forms. The printable PDF is also included in this resource.
*Google Forms versions are provided via a Google Sheets copy link. The Google Forms should copy directly into your Google Drive; however, you may need to extract them from the Google Sheet. Instructions to extract the files are included.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth 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.
✏️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. Passages and questions increase in difficulty.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains professionally written passages with high-quality photographs and illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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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