Reading Skills Paired Passages | Digital and Printable

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This is a great resource and I can see using this the entire year in whole class or small group settings.
These short passages make for wonderful guided reading groups. Students can do a first read and meet for the second close read. Then, they can finish the third step as independent practice.

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    1. This is the ultimate paired passage bundle with EVERYTHING you need to help your students master analyzing two paired passages. With this set of engaging resources, your students will be ready to read and analyze anything…  Fiction Stories, Informational Text, and Poems! There are 33 sets of paired
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    Are your students ready to tackle their reading skills in a new, rigorous way? This is THE resource you need! All of the paired passages in this bundle have been thoughtfully created to teach students how to integrate information from two different fiction stories and apply specific reading skills to texts.

    This bundle includes both printable and DIGITAL access!

    The following reading skills sets are included in this GIANT bundle:

    1. Main Idea Paired Passages
    2. Inference Paired Passages
    3. Theme
    4. Cause and Effect
    5. Compare and Contrast
    6. Character Traits
    7. Character Conflict
    8. Sequencing
    9. Story Elements
    10. Perspective/Point of View
    11. Author's Purpose
    12. Fact and Opinion

    Each reading skillset of paired passages (two passages total in each set) includes three mini booklets, simply print double-sided and fold.

    Booklet #1: Story #1 with annotation guide, Comprehension Questions, Reading Skill Focus Questions

    Booklet #2: Story #2 with annotation guide, Comprehension Questions, Reading Skill Focus Questions

    Booklet #3: Paired Passages Reading Skill Focus Questions and Activities

    This bundle includes 12 sets of paired passages mini booklets (a total of 30 mini booklets with 20 passages and 10 reading skills).

    By purchasing the bundle at a discounted price, you get FOUR free sets!

    This resource is perfect for review, test prep, and teaching paired passages. It is recommended for grades 4+, though it can be completed with many 3rd graders when given assistance.

    These are completely black and white for easy printing.

    Suggested answers included for answers that are not opinion-based.


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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
    Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
    Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
    By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
    Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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