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Daily Reading Context Clues Reading Comprehension Passages

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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32 pages
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Description

These reading comprehension passages as a bell ringer for middle school! Each reading passage includes two daily opportunities to use context clues to determine the meaning of words.

Distance Learning Update: This product now comes with a Google Forms option. Each passage has been converted into a separate Google Form.

Each week focuses on a new mystery.

Topics Include:

  • Week 1: The Lost Colony
  • Week 2: D.B. Cooper
  • Week 3: The Oak Island Money Pit
  • Week 4: The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Mystery
  • Week 5: Paris Catacombs
  • Week 6: The Mary Celeste
  • Week 7: The Bermuda Triangle
  • Week 8: The Saddle Ridge Gold

The reading passages also include opportunities to practice making inferences, determining the central idea and more.

Each daily passage has two opportunities to use context clues and then an additional question that focuses on determining the central idea, inferencing or another question that is suitable for that day's passage. The preview file contains Week 1 in its entirety so that you can see the format.

This product contains eight weeks of daily reading passages for a total of 40 passages!

You can find other reading passages here:

Differentiated Reading Comprehension Passages Bundle

Standards Based Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions

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Total Pages
32 pages
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Standards

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Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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