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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
Product Description
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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Basketball Stars Paired Texts Bundle


These paired texts cover two of the most famous players in basketball history -- Kevin Durant and Larry Bird.

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

→ The NBA Years:
1 nonfiction text about Durant's NBA career (includes winning a championship with Golden State)
1 nonfiction text about Bird's NBA 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
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 7 and above

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

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.

**Images by FreePik.com

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108 Sets of Paired Texts About Famous Athletes
Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
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