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FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)

FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
FREE Reading Passages: 1966 Texas Western College Basketball Team (Grades 1-6)
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This file contains three informational texts 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 reading on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.

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

**One informational text about the 1966 Texas Western College Basketball team written for students reading on a 5th-6th grade reading level.


All three files also contain a quiz, a writing prompt, and an answer key.

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Length of passages:
**The passage written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level is 428 words.
**The passage written on a 3rd-4th grade reading level is 739 words.
**The passage written on a 5th-6th grade reading level is 958 words.

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Each 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.

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license if more than one teacher will be using it.

**Images by FreePik.com

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I also have differentiated paired texts about athletes in other sports!

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Football: Tom Brady and Julio Jones (Grades 1-6)

Soccer: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (Grades 1-6)

Basketball: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant (Grades 1-6)

Swimming and Track: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 1-6)

Baseball: David Ortiz and Kris Bryant (Grades 1-6)


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Save big by purchasing all of my differentiated paired texts together in one bundle!

Differentiated Paired Texts Bundle for Grades 1-6


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18 pages
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