Paired Texts: Soccer Legends Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 5-6)

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Passages are written on a 5th-6th grade reading level.

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 lower grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students' needs!***
Paired Texts: Messi & Ronaldo (Grades 1-6)


These paired texts cover two of the most famous soccer players in the world -- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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 Messi's childhood
1 informational text about Ronaldo's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Professional Soccer Careers:
1 informational text about Messi's soccer career
1 informational text about Ronaldo's soccer career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 informational text about Messi's charity work
1 informational text about Ronaldo'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
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 7 and above

Average Article Length: 735 words
Longest Article Length: 978 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.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows the first 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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Paired Texts: Soccer Legends Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Soccer Legends Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Soccer Legends Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 5-6)
Paired Texts: Soccer Legends Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 5-6)
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