***As requested by our customers, this set includes 24 informational passages with hard-to-find formats!***
This product contains 24 short informational texts with reading comprehension questions. This unique product offers a wide range of passage types with a focus on advanced texts.
The passage types include advertisements, flyers, book reviews, timelines, how-to articles, diagrams, recipes, and posters. There is a special focus on understanding and analyzing visual elements. There is also a strong focus on making connections between different parts of the text.
Each passage has one question or task focused on a specific Common Core skill. This is followed by 3 or 4 questions about the passage. The worksheets include multiple-choice, graphic organizer, and written answer questions.
These “short and sweet” passages and question sets are popular with both students and teachers. They develop strong reading comprehension skills without the demands of reading long passages. They encourage students to focus on close reading and on analyzing and evaluating texts. They allow students to continually practice reading comprehension and prepare for state assessments, but without the stress of completing full-length tests.
They are perfect for homework, classroom activities, and integrating test prep into everyday learning.
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