Football Reading Passages: Joe Burrow (Grades 1-6) Distance Learning

Keith Geswein
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Grade Levels
1st - 6th, Homeschool
Standards
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Pages
18 pages
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Keith Geswein
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Description

This resource includes differentiated reading passages about a famous football player. You can use these passages to help you teach reading standards.

If you have a class of students who are on a wide range of reading levels, this is the perfect product for you!

Included in this resource:

1 nonfiction text written on a 5th-6th-grade reading level (1,045 words)

1 nonfiction text written on a 3rd-4th-grade reading level (759 words)

1 nonfiction text written on a 1st-2nd-grade reading level (342 words)

** All passages contain information about Joe's childhood and football career, including him being drafted by Cincinnati in 2020.


There is a quiz and a writing prompt for each passage.

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.

Each writing prompt asks students to write about Joe using information from the text and relate it to their own lives.

Passages and Quizzes for Google Classroom

In addition to being in paper form, the passages and quizzes are available for Google Classroom. When you purchase this resource, page 2 will contain links for you to make copies to your Google Classroom account. The self-grading quizzes were created in Google Forms. The passages were made using Google Slides. Once you make copies of the forms and slides, you can then edit them if you'd like.

**You must have a Google Classroom account to use these digital files. Otherwise, just print from the PDF file.

** Images by FreePik.com

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You may also be interested in my differentiated paired texts about other famous athletes!

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

Basketball: LeBron James and Michael Jordan (Grades 1-6)

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

Soccer: Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah (Grades 1-6)

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

Gymnastics: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 1-6)

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


Total Pages
18 pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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