This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the biggest stars in football -- Carson Wentz and Rob Gronkowski. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.
→ 2 Nonfiction Articles
→ 1 Quiz
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key
→ Passage About Each Player's Life:
1 nonfiction text about Carson's childhood and football career (939 words)
1 nonfiction text about Rob's childhood and football career (1,039 words)
1 quiz to cover these texts
→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover both texts
Both passages include information about the 2018 championship game between Philadelphia and New England.
Pages 2-7 of this file contain the passages, quiz, and prompt in a smaller font size so you can save paper. Pages 10-20 contain the same resources in a larger font. Use whatever best helps your students! Look at the preview for more information.
Reading Level: Grades 5-6
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.
Please note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows part of the texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.
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