Reading Comprehension Grade 5
Fictional Story - The Perfect Present
1) Grade 5 Students
2) Grade 4 Students - Advanced
My goal as a teacher has always been to create educational resources that inspire students to get excited about learning.
This Reading Comprehension Product includes a short story about Emily’s journey to find the perfect present for her best friend Henry. To go along with the story are a series of reading comprehension questions and activities. The questions and activities range from simply recalling information directly from the text to using advanced thinking like predictions, inferences, contextual clues, analysis, evaluation, and sequencing.
Fictional Story: The Perfect Present - (3 Pages)
Comprehension Questions - (3 Pages)
Word Search & Unscramble Vocabulary Words - (1 Page)
Vocabulary Words - Sentence Writing Practice - (1 Page)
Retell, Relate, Reflect Activity - (1 Page)
Writing Assignment - Write a persuasive letter to convince someone to buy you “the perfect present” - (1 Page)
Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story - (1 Page)
Answer Key - (5 Pages)
The following are two ideas you might like to use for the answer key.
1) If you laminate the answer key, you can get your students to check their own answers. The students can make the proper corrections and hopefully master the concept. These answer keys work great for Language Arts Centres. The students are always eager to check their own work!
2) Teachers that are moving towards “paperless classrooms” are using downloadable educational resources in PDF Format as homework assignments on different technology devices. PDF Files such as this product would allow parents access to the answers.
Reading Skills: decoding, expression, fluency, word recognition
Writing Skills: sentences, paragraphs, and stories (grammar, spelling, punctuation)
Reading Comprehension Skills: attending, analysing, associating, contextual clues, critical thinking, inferring, predicting, and sequencing.
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