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Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning

Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
Reading Games for 3rd: 12 Fiction Passages | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning
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This resource contains 12 fiction reading passages. Beneath each passage, there are six multiple choice comprehension questions. My main purpose for creating these passages was to construct an engaging 3rd grade reading comprehension activity that featured standardized test preparation. I decided that the best way to make it engaging was to add a competitive element where students are striving to earn the winning score.

Detailed directions are included for how to play this game. Basically, each player has a passage and a die. After reading a passage, students independently roll a die and answer the numbered questions that matches the number rolled. They record a tally for each time they roll the die. When complete, they check their answers together. Then, each student follows the directions at the bottom of the page to determine his/her score. The student(s) with the lowest score wins!

The directions work for two people playing the game against each other (perhaps at a reading center), a small group of students playing the game (perhaps as a small group activity that is being monitored by a teacher), or a whole class activity.

********This resource is available in two formats:

1. Traditional Printables- Print the PDF and distribute paper copies to your students to complete.

2. TpT Digital Activity- With this format, an interactive layer has been added to the original PDF!** This paperless version uses text boxes, highlighters, and drawing tools so that your students can complete it on a device. You can assign it to your students via Google Drive, and they can return it to you to review. Click on the Getting Started Guide to learn more about this version of the activity!

The majority of these passages (8 of them) fall into the 610-800 lexile range. The remaining four passages fall into the 410-600 lexile range.

The skills targeted in this resource include:

  • Central Message (12)
  • Character Traits (12)
  • Context Clues (12)
  • Citing Text Evidence (12)
  • Affixes (5)
  • Figurative Language (5)
  • Cause and Effect (4)
  • Genre (2)
  • Drawing Conclusions (2)
  • Synonyms/Antonyms (2)
  • Sequence (2)
  • Author's Purpose (1)
  • Making Inferences (1)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
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