Reading Comprehension Passages Strategies, Worksheets, Activities

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I use these reading comprehension strategies worksheets as activities during workshop.
This pack provides 10 practice reading comprehension passages and bonus material for your elementary classroom!

*** Updated:1/26/16***

Now available in the reading comprehension / main idea bundle:

Main Idea (Non-Fiction), Reading Comprehension, & Strategy Posters ~ 3 Resource Bundle

This non-fiction “Reading Comprehension ~ Social Studies” pack includes:

* Types of Reading Questions
(Understanding the 3 main types of questions is key to being able to answer them correctly.)
* Reading comprehension ~ “Finding the Main Idea” anchor poster/example
* Color coding non-fiction reading comprehension practice passages (test prep multiple choice is also incorporated)
~ I modeled this after the “step up to writing” process / more in depth reading and writing. Finding this organization in their reading will help students apply it to their writing.
**Green questions deal with the main idea, yellow with details, and red with examples.

(Non-fiction Social Studies Reading Comprehension topics include: The Bermuda Triangle, Pocahontas, Animal Rescue, Lego Company, George Washington Carver, Amelia Earhart, Mozart, Native Americans, Veterans Day, and Thomas Edison)
* Answer keys
* A main idea graphic organizer

Reading Levels
The first 3 passages are:
600L - 799L
Fountas and Pinnell: N-S
DRA 30-40

The next 7 passages are:
700L - 899L
Fountas and Pinnell Q-V
DRA: 40-50

Reading Comprehension ~ Table of Contents Page
Reading Comprehension – Question Types (color) 1-2
“How to Find the Main Idea” Poster 3
10 Practice Passages & Answer Keys 4-12
Reading Comprehension – Question Types (B&W) 13-14
Main Idea Graphic Organizer 15

**27 Slides Total: 10 practice reading comprehension passages, 10 reading comprehension answer keys, and 7 extras ~ reading comprehension posters, organizer, table of contents, etc.

Common Core Standards:
RI 2.1-2.8, RI 2.10
RI 3.1-3.8, RI 3.10
RI 4.1-4.5, RI 4.8, RI 4.10
RI 5.1-5.4, RI 5.8, RI 5.10
RI 6.2, RI 6.10
RI 7.2

Appropriate for grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, third, fourth, fifth, sixth,
**I've used this in 3rd - 5th grade, but my own second grader is advanced, and it would work well for him. I've also taught title I 6th graders, and it would work well with them too. :)

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Reading Comprehension Passages  Strategies, Worksheets, Ac
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