December Lexile Leveled Differentiated Reading Passages – 2nd & 3rd Grade



Month of  December Differentiated Reading Passages – 2nd & 3rd Grade

⭐️December themed differentiated reading passages unit has Lexile leveled differentiated passages and question sets that are perfect for reading comprehension practice and review. Includes general comprehension review questions, skills-based graphic organizers, and written response activities.


⭐️Includes themed stories and nonfiction passages about Hanukkah, Boxing Day, Walt Disney, and more.


⭐️This unit includes 6 differentiated leveled passages in the 2nd-3rd Grade Text Complexity Band (the range for the 2nd-3rd grade is 420-820). Each passage is available on two levels and comes with general comprehension questions, a skill-based activity, and a reading response activity.


Key Features:

✏️ Great Spiral Review – Passages incorporate a variety of reading comprehension skills. Focus skills are spiraled each month.


✏️ Passage Variety – Passages are themed for the month to include holidays and special days, but incorporate diverse topics and all literature and informational genres.


✏️Engaging – Stories and passages are written with 2nd and 3rd 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.


What’s Included?

  1. Asher’s Dreidel – Focus on Symbols (430L, 720L)
  2. Boxing Day – Focus on Main Idea & Details (480L, 740L)
  3. Becoming Lucia – Focus on Characters (Drama)
  4. Walt Disney – The Man Behind the Magic – Focus on Sequence (520L, 710L)
  5. The Snow Queen – Focus on Plot Elements (480L, 770L)
  6. How to Make a Paper Snowflake – Focus on Sequence (400L, 480L)

*Answer Key Included


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