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Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)

Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)
Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)
Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)
Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)
Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)
Football Paired Texts: Jimmy Garoppolo and Marcus Mariota (Grades 3-4)
Keith Geswein
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about famous football players. These paired passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

Contents:
→ 2 Nonfiction Articles
→ 1 Quiz
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key

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→ One Passage About Each Player's Life:
1 nonfiction text about Garoppolo's life and football career (710 words)
1 nonfiction text about Mariota's life and football career (686 words)
1 quiz to cover these texts (answer key included)

→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover both texts

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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.

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Reading Level: Grades 3-4

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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.

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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You may also be interested in other sets of paired texts I have created that are written on a 3rd-4th grade reading level!

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Olympics: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt

Gymnastics: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson

Basketball: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant


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Save money by purchasing six of my paired texts for grades 3-4 together in one bundle!

Grades 3-4 Paired Texts Bundle: 14 Sets of Paired Texts


Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

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