2: Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep

2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2:  Poem & Article Paired--Swim Meet" & "Olympics"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
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For classrooms with students reading BELOW, AT, and ABOVE grade level.

Written at a 4th grade reading level for students in 4th - 8th grades--these materials strongly support READING and WRITING skills.

the POEM “The Swim Meet” and “Training for the Olympics” are TWO HIGH-INTEREST, PAIRED texts written to hold students’ attention.
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TEXT #1
“The Swim Meet”
A POEM ABOUT swimming the butterfly stroke. “The Swim Meet” is a poem.

TEXT #2
“Training for the Olympics”
A NARRATIVE NONFICTION text ABOUT how athletes train.

PHOTOGRAPHS and CAPTIONS help students make connections to the text, self, and world and keep them interested using real-world examples. ALIGNED to CCS.
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Students use information from the POEM & ARTICLES to answer questions.

This is packed with WRITING PROMPTS and SAMPLE PARAGRAPHS. These articles also present the perfect RESEARCH articles to learn and write ESSAYS.

Students use information from BOTH ARTICLES to answer questions.

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

A POEM & NARRATIVE TEXT to 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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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.
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New articles each month.
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20 pages
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