Basketball Paired Texts: Anthony Davis and Shaquille O'Neal: Nonfiction Passages

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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts.

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These paired texts cover two of the most famous players in basketball history -- Anthony Davis and Shaquille O'Neal.

Contents:
→ 6 Nonfiction Articles
→ 3 Quizzes
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
1 nonfiction text about Anthony's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Shaquille's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ The NBA Years:
1 nonfiction text about Anthony's NBA career
1 nonfiction text about Shaquille's NBA career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 nonfiction text about Anthony's charity work
1 nonfiction text about Shaquille's charity work
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover all 6 texts

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Reading Level: Grades 5-7
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 8

Average Article Length: 762 words
Longest Article Length: 1,044 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice
1 written response
Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students.
The questions assess many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of nonfiction, including vocabulary, cause and effect, citing evidence, summarizing, sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, and much more.

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Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license if more than one teacher will be using it.

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Basketball Paired Texts: Anthony Davis and Shaquille O'Nea
Basketball Paired Texts: Anthony Davis and Shaquille O'Nea
Basketball Paired Texts: Anthony Davis and Shaquille O'Nea
Basketball Paired Texts: Anthony Davis and Shaquille O'Nea