Here, students will read a worksheet with two passages (both on 1 worksheet) and then answer 4 questions (on 1 worksheet) comparing and contrasting the passages. The standards and answer key are included!
-4 worksheets containing two non-fiction reading passages (8 passages in total).
----------Each worksheet of passages is followed by a worksheet containing 4 questions.
----------Questions are differentiated and are either multiple choice, short answer or fill in the blank.
-Teacher’s Answer key.
THE STANDARDS COVERED:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.8Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.9Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4.aRead grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4.cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
Set One: African Elephants and Penguins
Set Two: The Police and Firefighters
Set Three: Abraham Lincoln and Bill Clinton
Set Four: Honey Bees and Hornets