Bioluminescent Animals Daily Quick Reads- NO PREP

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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  1. Are you looking for seatwork? Homeschooling? Morning Work? Homework? Easy Prep? This Animals Bundle is going to be perfect for you! These Daily Quick Reads will satisfy a need for your reading or science centers, morning work, small group seatwork, and more! The reading passages are short with basic
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Are you looking for seatwork? Homeschooling work? Morning Work? Homework? Easy Prep? This Spiders set is going to be perfect for you! These Daily Quick Reads will satisfy a need for your reading or science centers, morning work, small group seatwork, and more! The reading passages are short with basic comprehension questions for each. Easy prep means to print and go! This is not a digital resource.

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What is in this resource?

The first four passages are informational text- something our students always enjoy and need more of! This set has passages specifically about bioluminescent animals. A two-page quiz is also provided. The sections of the quiz are numbered so you can use either page by itself or both pages together.

Why use informational text?

There are so many reasons to incorporate informational reading with your reading centers and seatwork. If you are like me, you are always searching for tasks to use to keep students engaged in meaningful independent work. This set is perfect! Reading levels are ideal for upper 3rd to 5th grades.

Ideas For Use

Use the 5-page set each day of the week - Daily Quick Reads! Use in centers, for early finishers, homework, and morning work. These pages would also be great for substitute days!

CHECK THE PREVIEW for specific topics included!

This resource includes:

  • Cover
  • Teacher's Guide (with skills and standards listed)
  • Passage 1 - Light It up
  • Passage 2 - Anglerfish
  • Passage 3 - Firefly Squid
  • Passage 4 - Comb Jellies
  • Paired Passages - Glow Worms and Fireflies
  • 2-page quiz
  • Answer Keys
  • 2 posters
  • Terms of Use

NOTE: The worksheets are provided in color and black/white. The worksheet for paired text is provided with and without highlighting of evidence. Answer keys are included.

Specific skills include:

  • Determining word meaning
  • Answering basic comprehension questions
  • Explain parts of the text
  • Determining answers in multiple-choice format
  • Show evidence for responses
  • Explaining personal choices based on the text
  • Answering questions using paired text
  • Highlighting evidence in passages

Reading levels for the short passage are suitable for upper third grade to fifth grade.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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