Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)

Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 3-4)
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the most famous gymnasts in USA history -- Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

Contents:
→ 6 Nonfiction Articles
→ 3 Quizzes
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
1 informational text about Gabby's childhood
1 informational text about Shawn's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Gymnastics Careers:
1 informational text about Gabby's gymnastics career, including how she helped the USA win gold in Rio.
1 informational text about Shawn's gymnastics career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 informational text about Gabby's charity work
1 informational text about Shawn's charity work
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover all 6 texts

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Reading Level: Grades 3-4

Average Article Length: 457 words
Longest Article Length: 630 words

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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.
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.

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If you have previously downloaded my paired texts about Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson, please be aware this file contains the same information written on a different reading level.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows a part of the texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

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.

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