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Basketball Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant: (Grades 5-6)

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***These passages are written for students reading on a 5th-6th grade reading level.***

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

***THESE PASSAGES ARE ALSO WRITTEN ON A LOWER LEVEL SO YOU CAN DIFFERENTIATE TO MEET ALL YOUR STUDENTS' NEEDS!***
Paired Texts: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-6)


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

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 Stephen's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Kobe's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

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

→ Giving Back:
1 nonfiction text about Stephen's charity work
1 nonfiction text about Kobe'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: 711 words
Longest Article Length: 983 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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