5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep

5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
5 Articles Paired = 10 Articles for Reading & Writing Test Prep
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For classrooms with students reading BELOW, AT, and ABOVE grade level.

~ 5 PAIRED articles means there are 10 articles. ~
Paired articles in this discounted bundle are also sold separately.

All articles are written at a 3rd and 4th grade reading levels for students in 4th - 12th grades.

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

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 and 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 this resource as a simple reading activity answering multiple-choice or open-ended questions.

OR choose to USE THE STRATEGIES provided with the three 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.
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--ARTICLES--
PAIRED TEXT SET A
Text #1: STATE FAIR is AN ARTICLE ABOUT visiting the butterfly tent at the
State Fair. This article is a LITERARY NONFICTION article

Text #2: "BUTTERFLIES" is an ARTICLE ABOUT the butterflies' five senses.
This article is a INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.
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PAIRED TEXT SET B
Text #1: “Meet Sue” is an ARTICLE ABOUT Sue Hendrickson’s discovery of a T
Rex fossil in South Dakota. This is an INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.

Text #2: “Learning About the Past” is an ARTICLE ABOUT how paleontologists use fossils to learn about the plants and animals millions of years ago. “Learning About the Past” is an INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.
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PAIRED TEXT SET C
Text #1: "Starfish, Rockfish, Stonefish?" is an ARTICLE ABOUT what happened on a vacation when one person steps on a stonefish. This article is a LITERARY NONFICTION article.

Text #2: "And the Winner is..." is an ARTICLE ABOUT how to treat someone who gets stung by a stonefish--the most venomous fish in the world. This article is INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION.
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PAIRED TEXT SET D
Text #1: "Earthquakes" is an ARTICLE ABOUT one person's experience of an earthquake. This article is LITERARY NONFICTION article.

Text #2: "About Earthquakes" is an ARTICLE ABOUT how earthquakes work. This article is a INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.
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PAIRED TEXT SET E
Text #1: "The Life in Antarctica" is an ARTICLE ABOUT the animals that live in Antarctica. This article is a INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.

Text #2: "Marvelous Manta" is an ARTICLE ABOUT the manta ray. This article is a INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.
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New articles each month.

This article is also sold in TWO OTHER BUNDLES with other high-interest leveled PAIRED ARTICLES. Save 30%
5 PAIRED ARTICLES = 10 TOTAL


This article is also sold in a bundle with 10 other high-interest leveled articles. Save 30%
10 ARTICLES & QUESTIONS
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