Fiction and Nonfiction Short Passages (Winter Themed)

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Give students multiple opportunities to master their reading comprehension skills using these short fiction and nonfiction passages that are all about Winter! Each winter passage has 3-4 text-based questions and one open response, text-dependent question! The passages were intentionally kept short so that students can practice returning to the text for evidence to answer the text-dependent questions.

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There are 10 nonfiction passages and 10 fictional passages. The students will read about common Winter topics:

  • snow
  • reindeer
  • Santa Claus
  • Christmas
  • Valentine's Day
  • President's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

What will students practice?

✔ Noting Details

✔ Inferencing

✔ Vocabulary Comprehension

✔ Cause and Effect

✔ Poem Analysis

✔ Open-Ended Questions

On-the-Surface Questions

How can they be used?

☆ Close reading

☆ Guided reading

☆ Shared reading

☆ Assessments

☆ Homework

☆ Centers

Students can work with partners or independently.


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


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