Differentiated Paired Texts: LeBron James and Michael Jordan (Grades 1-6)

Keith Geswein
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This resource includes differentiated paired texts about two of the most famous players in basketball history -- LeBron James and Michael Jordan. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

***If you have a class of students who are on a wide range of reading levels, this is the perfect product for you!***

Contents:
→ 18 Nonfiction Articles
→ 9 Quizzes
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ Answer Keys


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
3 nonfiction texts about LeBron's childhood
3 nonfiction texts about Michael's childhood
quizzes to cover these texts

→ Basketball Career:
3 nonfiction texts about LeBron's pro basketball career, including his decision to play for Los Angeles in 2018
3 nonfiction texts about Michael's pro basketball career
quizzes to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
3 nonfiction texts about LeBron's charity work
3 nonfiction texts about Michael's charity work
quizzes to cover these texts

→ Tying It All Together:
writing prompt to cover all 6 texts

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Average Length of Texts:
Passages on grade levels 1-2: 313 words
Passages on grade levels 3-4: 455 words
Passages on grade levels 5-6: 543 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice questions
1 written response question
Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students.
The questions assess many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of nonfiction, including vocabulary, cause and effect, citing evidence, summarizing, sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, and much more.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows some of the texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license if more than one teacher will be using it.

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**Please note: If you have previously purchased my paired texts about LeBron and Jordan, these passages contain the same information written on different reading levels.

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You may also be interested in my differentiated paired texts about other famous athletes!

Basketball: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-6)

Football: Julio Jones and Tom Brady (Grades 1-6)

Soccer: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (Grades 1-6)

Olympics: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 1-6)

Gymnastics: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 1-6)

Baseball: David Ortiz and Kris Bryant (Grades 1-6)


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

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