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Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)

Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson (Grades 5-6)
Product Description
These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

These passages are also written on lower grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students' needs!
Paired texts: Douglas and Johnson (Grades 1-6)


These paired texts cover two of the most famous gymnasts in US history -- Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson.

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

→ Professional Gymnastics Careers:
1 informational text about Gabby's gymnastics career, including how she helped the US 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 5-6
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 7 and above

Average Article Length: 648 words
Longest Article Length: 979 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice
1 written response
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.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows the first set of 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.

**Images by FreePik.com

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Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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