Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)

Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt (Grades 5-6)
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the world's most famous athletes -- Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

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 (including the 2016 summer games):
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 5-6

Average Article Length: 692 words
Longest Article Length: 1,098 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.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows one set of 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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