Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page
106 Downloads

FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)

FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-2)
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

969 KB|6 pages
Product Description
This file contains a free informational text about one of the most inspirational teams in sports history! Texas Western was the first college basketball team to win a championship while starting 5 players who were all black. They beat a heavily-favored Kentucky team to do so.

Contents:

**One informational text about the 1966 Texas Western College Basketball team written for students who are reading on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.


A quiz, a writing prompt, and an answer key are also included.

Length of passage: 428 words

***
The 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.

**Images by FreePik.com

*****************************************************************************
You may also be interested in my other reading and math activities about college basketball!

College Basketball Bundle: Math Problems for Grades 3-5 and Paired Texts for Grades 1-6


*****************************************************************************
I also have paired texts for 1st-2nd grade about famous athletes in a variety of sports!

NBA: LeBron James and Michael Jordan

Soccer: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

NFL: Tom Brady and Julio Jones

NBA: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant

Olympics: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt

Baseball: David Ortiz and Kris Bryant
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report Copyright Infringement
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Loading...
FREE
Digital Download
Download Now
avatar

Keith Geswein

2,230 Followers
Follow

Advertisement

Advertisement

FREE
Digital Download
Download Now
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up