10 short paragraph passages are included in this ELA Common Core Packet, and also a guideline for teachers to keep in mind some key points to the Common Core. These short passages and questions are most appropriate for Grade 3-4.
The nonfiction passages include: Seahorses, Sea anemones, Mohandas Ghandi, Benjamin Franklin, The Civil War, The Underground Railroad, Recycling, The Holocaust, Pluto the Dwarf Planet, and Erosion.
Please let me know if you have any questions! Some of the vocabulary is a little tricky, but it gets the students thinking about the depth and evidence of such a short paragraph (close reading.) Words are powerful :) Your students will be thinking at higher levels with this product!
There is no answer key included (answers may vary) but please let me know if you need any assistance! firstname.lastname@example.org