Engaging text evidence practice- perfect for a Holidays Around the World or Christmas Around the World study!
Do your students have trouble finding text evidence to support their answers to basic comprehension questions? After reading short passages, your students will underline the evidence in the text that answers each basic comprehension question using a simple color-code.
This Text Detectives pack includes 10 non-fiction passages:
- Pearl Harbor
- Holidays Around the World: Diwali
- Holidays Around the World: Christmas in the USA
- Holidays Around the World: Kwanzaa
- Holidays Around the World: Hanukkah
- Holidays Around the World: Chinese New Year
- Holidays Around the World: St. Lucia Day
- The Winter Solstice
- The Science of Snow
- Snowflake Bentley (biography)
5 fiction passages are included:
- The Gingerbread Man
- Oops! A Winter Hibernation Story
- Freddie Flake’s Water Cycle Journey
- Holidays Around the World Fiction: Australia
- Sledding Fun
The pack also includes 1 procedural text passage:
- Hot Chocolate Recipe
Aligned to CCSS R.L. 2.1, R.L. 3.1, R.L. 4.1 and R.I. 2.1, R.I. 3.1, and R.I 4.1, this Text Detectives pack is easy to use in your classroom as morning work, reading comprehension practice, a center activity, or homework. These can even be used to assess your students' ability to prove their answers in the text or as a relevant and engaging test prep activity! Many passages integrate seasonal science or social studies content to support your content instruction, but others are more generic to give you planning flexibility.
This product is also part of the 2nd Grade Growing Bundle
, if you are interested in Text Detectives Jr. for every month of the year!
You can also find the other months of Text Detectives Jr. individually here:
Find the Text Evidence- 2nd Grade
The original third grade version of Text Detectives includes the same topics and same passages changed slightly to read at a higher reading level- perfect for using together for differentiation within your classroom! Find the third grade editions here:
Find the Text Evidence- 3rd Grade