(Digital and Self-Grading) High-Interest Nonfiction Passages (Middle School)

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The digital self-grading version and printable versions are both included. What really happened in 19th century hospitals? What are some of the odd abilities of plants? Your students will enjoy finding out the answers to these questions and more as they read these high-interest nonfiction passages that align to ALL the Common Core Nonfiction Reading Standards (an optional alignment chart for each question is included). The lexile level and Flesch Kincaid grade level equivalencies are both provided for each passage. Save by Accessing More Click Here For The Bundle

What Makes This Resource Unique?

  • The digital portion is self-grading. Student scores are automatically generated and stored in your Google Drive! Convenient, high-interest, time-saving

  • This document contains high-interest nonfiction passages that teach skills students should know. Questions are written at multiple levels of Bloom's Taxonomy and at multiple cognitive thinking levels.

  • The passages are leveled. The lexile level and grade equivalent readability levels are both included. Easily differentiate instruction.

  • The digital and printable versions are both included. The digital portion is like having a personal assistant. The printable version can be used as slides. Both are great for distance learning and traditional learning.

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This document includes four leveled nonfiction passages, written response prompts, and comprehension questions. An answer key is also included.

Use this for close reading practice, to build comprehension skills, and to help students analyze text.

Passages

CLEVER PLANTS 7.1 Level 981 Lexile

LIKE LICHEN 7.4 Level 990 Lexile

BEWARE: THE 19th CENTURY HOSPITAL 8.4 Level 1040 Lexile

UNUSUAL USES FOR PLANTS AND BUGS 8.6 Level 1065 Lexile

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WRITING AND GRAMMAR RESOURCES

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Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
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.

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