October Differentiated Reading Passage Bundle

October Differentiated Reading Passage Bundle
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    Questions for each passage appear in standardized test format, helping students to prepare for high-stakes testing. Each passage contains these types of questions

     Main idea

     Vocabulary

     Organizational patterns

     Inference

     Summarizing

    Nonfiction passages are based on events which occurred on this day in history. Although the topic was selected to correspond to a historical event, the passage is completely stand-alone and appropriate for any day of the year. Mix and match by purchasing the topics you want or save with monthly bundles and give your students daily opportunities to develop background knowledge and improve their comprehension.

    October 1, Watergate Scandal

    October 2, Gandhi

    October 3, Berlin Wall

    October 4, Henrietta Lacks

    October 5, Steve Jobs

    October 6, Bomb Shelter and Cuban Missile Crisis

    October 8, Department of Homeland Security

    October 9, Washington Monument

    October 10, Susan B Anthony

    October 11, Hillary Clinton

    October 12, Christopher Columbus

    October 13, Margaret Thatcher

    October 15, Thomas Edison

    October 16, John Brown

    October 17, Mother Teresa

    October 18, Alaska Purchase

    October 19, Surrender at Yorktown

    October 20, Calico Jack

    October 22, Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey

    October 23, New Orleans Mint

    October 24, Black Thursday and Great Depression

    October 25, China and the United Nations

    October 26, Patriot Act

    October 27, New York City Subway

    October 29, Genghis Kahn

    October 30, Anne Frank

    October 31, Halloween History and Around the World

    This covers every school day for October this year, Passages will be added to cover the October days next year.

    Passages have been evaluated using a minimum of 5 different readability formulas. The first passage is the most challenging, with an average reading level of 9th-10th grade. The second passage has an average readability of 8th grade. The third passage averages a 6th-7th grade level. With teacher introduction and background information, the passages have been used successfully with younger readers.

    One subject for the class with differentiated passages allows the teacher to discuss, develop background knowledge, show a video clip or engage the full class yet provide for individual differences.

    Students and teachers using multiple passages can assess student progress. Diagnostic charting shows teachers and students patterns of errors with main idea, vocabulary, organizational patterns, inference, and summarization. Compiling data is easy and motivating with student completed charts.

    Included in the lesson:

    ➢ A nonfiction passage written at three different grade levels for each topic listed above

    ➢ Questions over each passage for each level.

    ➢ An answer key for each passage

    ➢ A chart to monitor progress and collect data in the five assessed areas (main idea, vocabulary, organizational patterns, inference, and summarizing)

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