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Paired Reading Selection 2: "After Twenty Years" & "Man's Best Friend"

Paired Reading Selection 2: "After Twenty Years" & "Man's Best Friend"
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Common Core Standards
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598 KB|14 pages
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This reading comprehension practice bundle contains a pair of selections and assessment items for each selection. The author adapts and presents the short story "After Twenty Years" in drama format with 10 multiple choice questions and 3 short answer questions. "Man's Best Friend" is a nonfiction essay with 11 comprehension questions and 2 short answer items. The bundle includes one short answer item to check students' understanding across selections. Questions check understanding in inference, figurative language, vocabulary, author's meaning, character development, setting and conflict, organization and development, dialogue, theme, media interpretation, summarization, and text evidence. It is is an excellent test prep activity for STAAR and other state tests. TX TEKS 2A, 2C, 4A, 19B

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Total Pages
14 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 hours
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