2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep

2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "Stonefish" & "And the Winner is.."Reading & Writing Test Prep
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For classrooms with students reading BELOW, AT, and ABOVE grade level. Leveled texts allow you to teach concepts at a lower reading level. This helps students focus on LEARNING THE SKILL.

This article is also sold in a bundle with other high-interest, leveled, AND PAIRED articles. Save 30%. 5 PAIRED ARTICLES

Written at a 4th grade reading level for students in 5th - 12th grades--these materials strongly support READING and WRITING skills.

For classrooms with students reading BELOW, AT, and ABOVE grade level. Leveled texts allow you to teach concepts at a lower reading level. This helps students focus on LEARNING THE SKILL.

Written at a 4th grade reading level for students in 5th - 12th grades--these materials strongly support READING and WRITING skills.

Each Article
- is leveled for a specific reading level
- has MULTIPLE CHOICE questions and WRITING PROMPTS
- is 2 - 4 pages long
- has PHOTOS with captions
- aligned to COMMON CORE STANDARDS
- is research-based.

“Starfish ~ Rockfish ~ Stonefish?” and “And the Winner is...” are TWO PAIRED articles written to hold students’ attention.

PHOTOGRAPHS and CAPTIONS help students make connections to the text, self, and world and keep them interested using real-world examples.
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TEXT #1
“Starfish Rockfish Stonefish?”
IS A STORY ABOUT a vacation two friends shared. While exploring tide pools, one of them steps on a stonefish. It is NARRATIVE FICTION.

TEXT #2
“And the Winner is...”
is an ARTICLE ABOUT the most venomous fish in the world--the stonefish. It is an INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION.
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Students use information from BOTH ARTICLES to answer questions & prompts--sample paragraphs included.

Two types of questions with ANSWER KEYS provided.
- MULTIPLE-CHOICE Questions
- PROMPTS with SAMPLE PARAGRAPH responses

TWO articles develop critical thinking and ANALYSIS SKILLS that BUILD STUDENT CONFIDENCE and give struggling readers extra practice in reading, writing, and answering comprehension questions for state tests.
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Model easy-to-use strategies that help students become better at
- reading different TEXT TYPES / FEATURES
- comprehending & analyzing articles in various GENRES
- organizing their thinking with pre-answer and pre-writing STRATEGIES
- answering a variety of QUESTION types.
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USE THE STRATEGIES provided with the two question types to build skills [learning how] to find the best answers.
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RESPONDING TO THE PROMPT means students either
~ LEARN HOW-TO write paragraphs, or
~ get additional PRACTICE organizing their thoughts.

WRITING PROMPTS focus on WRITING COMPLETE, WELL-SUPPORTED PARAGRAPHS that have:
- topic sentence
- evidence
- elaboration
- transitions
- conclusion

Use articles MULTIPLE times to teach NEW concepts, as well.

New articles each month.
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