People of Panama in Central America Reading Comprehension Activity

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2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Welcome to Panama! | Bienvenidos a Panamá!

Travel to Panama to explore the life and culture of Panamanians. The informational text shows the life and landscape of Panama. Enjoy reading and discussing this special country. Continue to check my store Globally Taught this month for more close reading passages and other multicultural activities.

What’s included:

  • 1 informational text on rural/urban life in Panama (Lexile: 600-850)
  • 1 informational text on the Panama Canal (Lexile: 820-1,030)
  • 4 guided jot sheets (targeting CCSS skills)
  • Text Structure Anchor Chart
  • Text-Dependent Question Guide
  • Comprehension Question Sets
  • Answer Keys

Common Core Standards covered in this product:

  • Text Structure (CCSS RI.4.5; RI 5.5)
  • Compare and Contrast (CCSS RI.3.9)
  • Main Idea (CCSS RI.3.2; RI.4.2)
  • Ask and Answer Questions (CCSS RI.3.1)
  • Text Evidence (CCSS RI.4.8; RI.5.8)

SUGGESTED USES: This product is perfect for whole-group close reading, small-group interventions, literacy centers, sub plans, guided reading, or home learning.

TEXT 1: Lexile: 600-850 | Fountas & Pinnell: M, N

TEXT 2: Lexile: 820-1,030 | Fountas & Pinnell: Q, R, S, T

Distance Learning: Print at home to practice reading and understanding informational texts.

*This product is a non-editable PDF*


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