Paired Passages made easy! This product contains an engaging myth and informational text on the same topic. This rigorous text may be used as independent or guided practice for state testing, or as a model for responding to short and extended constructed response questions. Scaffolding is provided with the RACES strategy and student guide which requires students to restate the question, answer the question in their own words, cite text evidence, explain their answer, and sum it up. A graphic organizer will help students organize their ideas before writing a winning response!
Included in this product:
Fiction Passage - "Why the Evergreen Trees Never Lose Their Leaves"
Nonfiction Passage -"Why Evergreen Trees are Green All Year Round"
8 Text dependent multiple choice questions for each passage
2 Constructed Response questions for each passage
1 Extended Constructed Response question comparing both passages
RACES strategy poster
Student writing guide
Extended response rubric
Complete correlation for Common Core Standards
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