This high-interest reading passage is perfect for practicing close reading and comprehension skills with your students. Students will be challenged to dig back into the text as they work their way through a variety of worksheets. Plus, a color-by-word and maze is included for eary finishers!
This 2-page informational passage is centered around Maneki Neko, lucky cate statues from Japan that inspired the Pokémon Meowth. Learning about a real-world statue that influenced a Pokémon is sure to get even the most reluctant reader excited!
Resource contains 8 pages:
✶ 2-page Informative Passage with pictures and captions
✶ Prove Your Answer worksheet
✶ Multiple Choice worksheet
✶ Compare and Contrast worksheet
✶ Writing Prompt
✶ Color By Word
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✓Guided or Small Reading Groups
✓Whole Group Instruction
I designed this resource to have a variety of activities that approach the text in different ways. Feel free to use them all or mix and match to fit your students, classroom, and teaching style!
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