Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity

Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
Michael Jordan - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity
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A reading comprehension activity about the career of historical basketball superstar Michael Jordan. The informational text is ideal for students learning about historical sport stars or influential people in American sports.

The activity is part of our Historical Superstars of Sport Bundle. Four activities about Jesse Owens, Muhammed Ali, Michael Jordan and Jackie Robinson. All four for just $3.00!

We also have a Modern Day Superstars of Sport Collection too, in this collection we have individual reading activities on Lionel Messi, Serena Williams, LeBron James and Usain Bolt.

The activity requires NO PREP and has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers.

Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.

Time allowance ( one hour)

5 minutes - read through the text individually.

40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)

15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers

If you liked the activity, we have a World War II Collection Reading Comprehension Activity Book, with 10 ativities for just $4.50.

We also have a bundle of four activities in our Sportstars Collection of Reading Comprehension Activities, for just $3.00.

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Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
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