Build comprehension using these 6 nonfiction mini-passages, each featuring informational text and 4 multiple-choice comprehension questions on one page. Topics include the Kraken/giant squids, spiders and webs, vampire bats/Dracula, the mummy-making process, and pumpkins. The questions include a variety of reading skills and are modeled after the types of questions on standardized reading tests. Great for October reading, and you can download the preview as a freebie!
The readability levels of these passages is in the 3rd-5th grade range. Please check the preview to help you determine whether or not they would be suitable for your students. 3rd graders will need more teacher support with decoding and vocabulary. You can purchase with confidence, as I have 32 years of experience in preparing upper elementary students for standardized reading testing!
Here is what you get with this resource:
• Pumpkin Power informational text and questions (1 page)
• Release the Kraken informational text and questions (1 page)
• Spin Class informational text and questions (1 page)
• Spooky Spiders informational text and questions (1 page)
• Vampire Varieties informational text and questions (1 page)
• Wrap Stars informational text and questions (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)
• TOU & Credits (1 page)
These passages have fun titles! As an added critical thinking BONUS, have students explain why they think the title of each reading passage was chosen.
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