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Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages

Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
Gymnastics Paired Texts: Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton: Nonfiction Passages
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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

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These paired texts cover two of the most famous gymnasts in US history -- Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton.

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 Nastia's childhood
1 informational text about Mary Lou's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Professional Gymnastics Careers:
1 informational text about Nastia's gymnastics career
1 informational text about Mary Lou's gymnastics career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 informational text about Nastia's charity work
1 informational text about Mary Lou'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: 665 words
Longest Article Length: 1,022 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 one 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.

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