Six printable passages (Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease 5.0, 800 Lexile) with questions (& answers) are provided for Common Core standards RL 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4.
Passages 1-4 and 6 are approximately one page; Passage 5 is four pages long for sustained reading. Passages 5 and 6 have two versions: red (more support) and blue (less support).
Questions span the scope of Bloom’s Taxonomy and include: recall, sequencing, explain, describe, comprehend, infer, estimate, predict, facts vs. opinion, compare and contrast, pros and cons, and figurative language.
Seven (7) graphic organizers are included for vocabulary work (list provided) and parts of speech. Passages should be read/used in order. Can be used for independent practice, guided reading, homework, or class work.
The passages are taken, with permission, from the novel The Disappearing Dog Dilemma by Christy Barritt.
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