Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Polar Animals Nonfiction Winter Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
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  1. Text Features Worksheet ~ These non fiction winter reading comprehension passages and questions are designed for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th grade students. Students will learn about polar animals by labeling the text features and answering reading comprehension questions. There are 7 nonfiction text
  2. Explore the polar regions and text structure with these nonfiction winter reading passages. Each passage includes graphic organizers that are designed for 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th grade students ( Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, Description and Sequence ).
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Text Features Worksheet ~ These non fiction Christmas reading comprehension passages and questions are designed for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th grade students. Students will learn about polar animals by labeling the text features and answering reading comprehension questions.

There are 7 nonfiction text features passages for each polar animal (polar bear, emperor penguin, Arctic fox, narwhal, walrus, brown bear, and whale). Each passage also addresses climate change and its effects on the environment. Answer keys are included.

I use these interdisciplinary worksheets after introducing text features.

This winter themed pack is a great alternative to using holiday specific activities in your classroom!

This resource includes:

→ 7 Text Features worksheets

→ 7 Answer keys

→ A list of aligned TEKS and Common Core Standards

The features to be labeled include:

•Title

•Headings

•Graphs

•Key words

•Hyperlink

•Photographs & Illustrations

•Timeline

•Caption

•Label

•Map

•Bullets

•Sidebar

**This resource is also in my "Text Features Bundle".

Related Standards:

Common Core

RI 2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

RI 2.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

RI 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RI 3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

RI 3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

RI 4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

RI 4.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Text Features in the TEKS:

3.13 (D) use text features (e.g., bold print, captions, key words, italics) to locate information and make and verify predictions about contents of text 3.13 (A) follow and explain a set of written multi-step directions 3.13 (B) locate and use specific information in graphic features of text

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Text Structure Worksheets - These nonfiction Christmas reading passages and graphic organizers are designed for 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th grade students ( Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, Description and Sequence ).

Each passage has 2 copies - One with a blank graphic organizer, and one with a completed graphic organizer. Cause & effect has 2 differentiated variations. After working through each one together, I give the quiz to my class.

This winter themed pack is a great alternative to using holiday specific activities in your classroom!

This resource includes:

→ A reading passage and graphic organizer for each text structure

→ A text structure quiz

→ Answer keys

→ A list of aligned TEKS and Common Core Standards

Related Standards:

Common Core

RI.3.8 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

RI.4.5 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

RI.5.5 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

RI.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

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