This 25 page packet contains 5 unique passages with questions and answer keys for each. It also includes a study guide that helps students identify each of the 4 text structures listed in the standard. There is one passage and set of questions for each text structure listed in the “e.g.,” of the standard and one passage that fits the standard wording for “part of a text.” Every answer is a short answer or extended response. There are no multiple choice items. Also included is a form that students can use for any informational text to help them determine the text structure. This form can be used as daily practice, homework, or as formative assessments throughout the year.
Television through the Years (840L) – comparison
Letter to the Editor (760L) – problem/ solution
Meet Clay Fox – (810L) chronology
I Scream! You Scream! We all Scream for Ice Cream (830L) – Part of a text- chronology
WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT FLOSSING? (740L) – cause/ effect
*** Each passage is within the 4/5 “Current Band” according to 2012 Common Core Lexile Correlations. The “Current Band” is 645L-845L and the “Stretch Band” for 4/5 is 740L-1010L.
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