CANDY Differentiated Reading Passages – 2nd-5th Grade
⭐️These CANDY themed Reluctant Reader passages for 2nd to 5th grade have three Lexile leveled differentiated passages and question sets that are designed to foster an interest in reading, in even your most resistant readers! Includes general comprehension review questions, skills based graphic organizers, and written response activities.
⭐️With interest based topics, these passages can help build excitement and investment around reading.
⭐️ This product includes 12 differentiated leveled passages in the 2nd-5th Grade Text Complexity Band (the range for 2nd-5th grade is 420-1010). Each passage is available on three levels and comes with general comprehension questions, a skill-based activity, and a reading response activity.
✏️ Great Spiral Review – Passages incorporate a variety of reading comprehension skills. Focus on specific topics.
✏️ Passage Variety – Passages are themed, but incorporate diverse topics and all literature and informational genres.
✏️Engaging – Stories and passages are written with 2nd to 5th graders in mind. The topics are selected to be highly engaging and motivating, while also building background knowledge about a wide range of diverse topics.
✏️Skill Focused – Integrates text and activities to help students understand the concepts and stay engaged in the material.
✏️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.
- Spun Sugar Magic (510L, 780L, 990L)
- Sour Science (500L, 760L, 950L)
- Colorful Confection Showdown (510L, 780L, 990L)
- Candy Corn: Halloween Horror(460L, 780L, 1000L)
- The Rich History and Sweet Success of Cadbury (450L, 710L, 1000L)
- Sweet Nostalgia: The Best Candy of the ‘90s (420L, 780L, 950L)
- Global Sweets (450L, 780L, 990L)
- Interesting “Treats” About Sweets(460L, 780L, 990L)
- Pulling Back the Curtain: Unveiling the Mesmerizing Process of Taffy Making (510L, 820L, 980L)
- Chew on This: Chewing Gum’s Evolution (500L, 730L, 920L)
- Uncovering Sweets: Licorice (410L, 750L, 980L)
- What Your Favorite Candy Says About You (480L, 810L, 970L)
*Answer Key Included
See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.