Insects Passages Fiction and Nonfiction Print and Digital

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20 print + 20 digital
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These Insect themed, no prep, short passages are excellent for second grade students to practice reading skills! Your students will be able to practice with 10 fiction passages and 10 nonfiction passages. The passages are engaging and will motivate students to read. Each passage has 3-4 text-based questions and an open response, text dependent question! A digital version has been added!

What's Included?

10 Nonfiction and 10 Fiction Passages

  • Bees
  • Beetles
  • Camouflage
  • Butterflies
  • Katydid
  • Dragonflies
  • Lightning Bugs

The digital and the print version contain the same passages.

What will students practice?

✔ Noting Details

✔ Inferencing

✔ Vocabulary Comprehension

✔ Cause and Effect

✔ Poem Analysis

✔ Open-Ended Questions

On-the-Surface Questions

How can they be used?

☆ Close reading

☆ Guided reading

☆ Shared reading

☆ Assessments

☆ Homework

☆ Centers

Please note: This resource includes a digital version. The resource you are purchasing is stored using GoogleDrive™. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a PDF with directions and a link to retrieve your digital resource.

Please see the preview to get a clear idea of what you will receive.

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20 print + 20 digital
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