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Earth Day Reading Passages Fiction and Nonfiction DIGITAL and PRINT

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Standards
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20 print passages + 20 digital
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Description

These Earth Day-themed, no prep, short passages are excellent for second and third graders to practice close reading! Your students will be able to practice with 10 fiction passages and 10 nonfiction passages. The passages are engaging and will motivate students to read. Each passage has 3-4 text-based questions and one written response, text-dependent question! A digital version is included!

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Earth Day BUNDLE (2nd & 3rd)

Passage Topics:

In the nonfiction passages the students will read about "going green" and ways to help our Earth! In the fictional passages, your students read about Miss Berg's students. They've been tasked to come up with different ways and ideas to help the earth. Each passage introduces a new student and his/her idea to help the earth. The digital and the print version contain the same passages.

Sample topics covered in the passages:

  • Conservation
  • Going Green
  • Natural Resources
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Pollution
  • Trees and Plants

Comprehension skills covered:

✔ Noting Details

✔ Inferencing

✔ Vocabulary Comprehension

✔ Cause and Effect

✔ Open-Ended Questions

✔ On-the-Surface Questions

Use these passages for close reading, guided reading shared reading, assessments, homework, or centers. Students can work with partners or independently.

The passages are excellent for second graders but can also be used for first grade students that are ready for rigorous text.

Please note: This resource includes a digital version. The resource you are purchasing is stored using GoogleDrive™. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a PDF with directions and a link to retrieve your digital resource.

Please see the preview to get a clear idea of what you will receive.

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Total Pages
20 print passages + 20 digital
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

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