Basketball Paired Texts: LeBron James and Michael Jordan: Nonfiction Passages

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These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts.

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These high-interest paired texts cover two of the most famous players in basketball history -- LeBron James and Michael Jordan.

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 LeBron's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Michael's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

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

→ Giving Back:
1 nonfiction text about LeBron's charity work
1 nonfiction text about Michael'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: 543 words
Longest Article Length: 988 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.

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