FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 3-4)

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FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
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3rd, 4th
Common Core Standards
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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.

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**One informational text about the 1966 Texas Western College Basketball team written for students who are reading on a 3rd-4th grade reading level.


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

Length of passage: 739 words

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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

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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


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FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
FREE Reading Passage: 1966 Texas Western College Basketbal
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