Paired Texts: Baseball Legends Bundle

Keith Geswein
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Grade Levels
5th - 6th, Homeschool
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Description

This resource includes high-interest paired texts about 14 of the most famous players in baseball history. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

Contents:
→ 38 Nonfiction Articles
→ 19 Quizzes
→ 7 Writing Prompts
→ Answer Keys for all quizzes


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
1 informational text about each player's childhood
1 quiz for every two texts

→ Professional Career:
1 informational text about each player's professional baseball career
1 quiz for every two texts

→ Giving Back:
1 informational text about each player's charity work
1 quiz for every two texts

→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover 6 texts

→ Please note: The passages about Altuve and Puig only include one passage about each player. That passage includes info about their childhood and baseball career. It does include a quiz and writing prompt.

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Reading Level: Grades 5-6

Most of the articles are between 600-1,000 words.

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice questions
1 written response question
Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students.
The questions assess many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of nonfiction, including vocabulary, cause and effect, citing evidence, summarizing, sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, and much more.

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license for each teacher if more than one teacher will be using it.

**Images by FreePik.com

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You may also be interested in my other sets of paired texts. Click below for more info!

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Total Pages
105 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.
Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

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