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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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the most famous players in basketball history -- Stephen Curry and Kobe Bryant. 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 Curry's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Bryant's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Pro Career:
1 nonfiction text about Curry's professional basketball career (includes 2018 championship)
1 nonfiction text about Bryant's professional basketball 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

Average Article Length: 377 words
Longest Article Length: 481 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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**Please note: If you have previously purchased my paired texts about Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant, these passages contain the same information written on a 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!

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