Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)

Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 3-4)
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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

***These passages are also written on other grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students' needs!***
Paired Texts: Phelps and Bolt (Grades 1-6)


These paired texts cover two of the most famous athletes in Olympic history -- Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.

Contents:
→ 6 Nonfiction Articles
→ 3 Quizzes
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
1 informational text about Michael's childhood
1 informational text about Usain's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Professional Careers (includes 2016 Rio Olympics):
1 informational text about Michael's swimming career
1 informational text about Usain's track career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 informational text about Michael's charity work
1 informational text about Usain's charity work
1 quiz to cover these texts

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

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Reading Level: Grades 3-4
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 2
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 5 and above

Average Article Length: 511 words
Longest Article Length: 727 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice
1 written response
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.

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If you have previously downloaded my paired texts about Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt, please be aware this file contains the same information written on a different reading level.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows a part of the texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

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

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I have more paired texts about famous athletes in a variety of sports that are written on a 3rd-4th grade reading level!

NBA: LeBron James and Michael Jordan

Soccer: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

NFL: Tom Brady and Julio Jones

Baseball: David Ortiz and Kris Bryant

Gymnastics: Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson

NBA: Steph Curry and Kobe Bryant


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Save money by purchasing six of my paired texts for grades 3-4 together in one bundle!

Grades 3-4 Paired Texts Bundle: 14 Sets of Paired Texts
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