Are you looking for something for your students to practice their close reading and comprehension skills? These might just be just what you're looking for! Use these 20 original phonics passages to have your students accomplish great things. Here is what each passage includes:
*** Lexiled text: Fiction and Non Fiction passages range in Lexile from 340-860. This resource can be used from grades 1 -3, depending on the learners in your classroom. Remember, you know your students best. Please check to see if these Lexiles will be a good fit for your class! Please see the bottom for a detailed list of title, lexile level and phonogram addressed
***phonics connected: each page focuses on a specific phonogram
***practice finding evidence: Students will use three different colors to go back into the text and underline where they found the answers to the multiple choice questions.
***answering questions about the text: Students will practice answering comprehension questions about the text.
***writing extension: Students will answer a written questions and must provide support/evidence from the text in their answer.
These passages can be used in guided reading, MTSS/RTI, centers, or homework practice. If copies are an issue at your school, just print one, put in a clear pocket sleeve, and use dry erase markers to complete. They can write their response in a reader's response notebook or notebook paper.
The Cow’s Crown 340 -ow
The Green Tree 350 -ee
The Red Sled 410 -ed
A Surprise 430 -th
The Best Toy 440 -oy
The Rainy Day 460 -ai
The Great White Shark 500 -ar
The Short Fork 570 -or
Sink or Float? 580 -oa
A Bad Joke 610 -au
The Brown Trout 610 -ou
The Lost Ring 610 -ng
The Day the Wind Blew 650 -ew
A Cool Zoo 660 -oo
One Lucky Duck 680 -ck
A Quiet Farmer 710 wh-
The Seal 730 -ea
The Month of May 760 -ay
Birds of Prey 800 -aw
A Worm’s Job 860 wor-
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If you liked this resource, check out my other comprehension practice pages.
2nd Grade Non Fiction Passages
2nd Grade Non Fiction Passages Part 2
2nd Grade Non Fiction Passages Bundle: Part I and part II