Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages

Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
Basketball Paired Texts: Kevin Durant and Larry Bird: Nonfiction Passages
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the most famous players in basketball history -- Kevin Durant and Larry Bird. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

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 Durant's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Bird's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Basketball Career:
1 nonfiction text about Durant's pro basketball career (includes winning a championship with Golden State in 2018)
1 nonfiction text about Bird's pro basketball career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 nonfiction text about Durant's charity work
1 nonfiction text about Bird'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 5-6

Average Article Length: 741 words
Longest Article Length: 986 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice questions
1 written response question
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.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows the first set of texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

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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