Earth Day Differentiated Reading Comprehension Passage April 22

Earth Day Differentiated Reading Comprehension Passage April 22
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  1. Each passage is provided at three differentiated levels. Passage one is for a reading level of grades 9-10. Passage two is written at approximately an 8th grade reading level. Passage three is written at a 6-7 grade reading level. Passages have been evaluated using a minimum of 5 different readabi
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Earth Day is a worldwide event held on April 22 to bring awareness to protecting the environment. Read about the history of Earth Day. Use the questions in standardized test format to check comprehension and help students prepare for high-stakes testing. Each passage contains these types of questions:

• main idea

• vocabulary

• organizational patterns

• inference

• summarizing

Nonfiction passages are based on an event which occurred on this day in history.

This passage is completely stand alone and appropriate for any day of the year. Mix and match by purchasing the topics you want or save with monthly bundles and give your students daily opportunities to develop background knowledge and improve their comprehension.

Passages have been evaluated using a minimum of 5 different readability formulas. The first passage is the most challenging, with an average reading level of 9th-10th grade. The second passage has an average readability of 8th grade. The third passage averages a 6th-7th grade level. With teacher introduction and background information, the passages have been used successfully with younger readers.

One subject for the class with differentiated passages allows the teacher to discuss, develop background knowledge, show a video clip or engage the full class yet provide for individual differences.

Students and teachers using multiple passages can assess student progress. Diagnostic charting shows teachers and students patterns of errors with main idea, vocabulary, organizational patterns, inference, and summarization. Compiling data is easy and motivating with student completed charts.

Included in the lesson:

➢A nonfiction passage written at three different grade levels

➢Questions over the passage for each level.

➢An answer key

➢A chart to monitor progress and collect data in the five assessed areas (main idea, vocabulary, organizational patterns, inference, and summarizing)

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By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.
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