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Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)

Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-2)
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***Passages are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.***

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

These high-interest paired texts cover two of the most famous players in basketball history -- Stephen Curry and Kobe Bryant.

***These passages are also written on higher grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students' needs!***
Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-6)


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 Curry's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Bryant's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ The NBA Years:
1 nonfiction text about Curry's NBA career (includes 2017 NBA Finals)
1 nonfiction text about Bryant's NBA career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 nonfiction text about Curry's charity work
1 nonfiction text about Bryant'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 1-2
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 3 & above

Average Article Length: 377 words
Longest Article Length: 481 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

**Please note: If you have previously purchased my paired texts about Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant, these passages contain the same information written on lower reading level.

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You may also be interested in my other sets of paired texts about famous athletes that are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level!

Basketball: LeBron James and Michael Jordan

Football: Tom Brady and Julio Jones

Soccer: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Olympics: Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps

Gymnastics: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson

Baseball: David Ortiz and Kris Bryant
Total Pages
16 pages
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