Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle

Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
Paired Texts: Summer Athletes Bundle
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These high-interest paired texts cover 14 of the most famous athletes in Olympic history.

This bundle includes paired texts about:
Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson
Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt
Simone Biles and Shannon Miller
Allyson Felix and Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Missy Franklin and Natalie Coughlin
Nastia Liukin and Mary Lou Retton
Katie Ledecky and Dara Torres

Contents:
→ 42 Nonfiction Articles
→ 21 Quizzes
→ 7 Writing Prompts
→ Answer Keys for all quizzes


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Topics Covered:

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

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

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

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

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All passages about current athletes include information about how they did at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Reading Level: Grades 5-6
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 7 and above

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.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows one set of texts about Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson. 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 for each teacher if more than one teacher will be using it.

**Images by FreePik.com

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108 Sets of Paired Texts About Famous Athletes
Total Pages
98 pages
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