Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #2 – Passages and Questions - Grade 4 is a set of twenty short reading passages from a variety of genres coupled with four or more multiple choice questions of corresponding reading objectives that assess student knowledge and performance. Each individual blast is designed to be used as a short, daily reading activity to help students review and practice grade four reading objectives. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. A mixture of fiction and nonfiction passages is included.
These are the same as passages and questions twenty-one through forty from Reading Warm-ups – Grade 4. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.
This product was previously sold as Reading Blasts! #2 – Passages and Questions - Grade 4. Everything in this product, Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #2 – Passages and Questions, is the same as what was in Reading Blasts! #2 – Passages and Questions – Grade 4. Only the name is different.
Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:
- Word Meaning
- Sequencing Events
- Literary Nonfiction
- Text Features
- Point of View
- Sensory Language
- Visual Features
- Main Idea/Details
- Text Structure
- Drawing Conclusions
This chart shows the type of genre for each passage included in this blast:
- 4.21 – Nonfiction – Advertisement
- 4.22 – Fiction – Story
- 4.23 – Fiction – Paired Passages - Letters
- 4.24 – Fiction – Poem
- 4.25 – Fiction – Poem
- 4.26 – Fiction - Poem
- 4.27 – Nonfiction – How-to
- 4.28 – Fiction - Story
- 4.29 – Literary Nonfiction – Paired
- 4.30 – Fiction – Story
- 4.31 – Fiction - Story
- 4.32 – Fiction – Story
- 4.33 – Nonfiction – Informational – Flyer
- 4.34 – Literary Nonfiction – Paired
- 4.35 – Fiction – Story
- 4.36 – Fiction - Story
- 4.37 – Nonfiction – Advertisement
- 4.38 – Fiction – Journal
- 4.39 – Nonfiction – Newspaper
- 4.40 – Fiction - Story
These blasts can be used in a variety of ways. You may have your students read the passage and answer the questions in class. The answers can be checked in class and discussed immediately. The blasts can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several blasts can be put together as a mini-test.
These same passages and questions also appear in these products for Grade 4: Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #1, 2, 3, and 4; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! - Fiction #1 and 2; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Nonfiction/Procedural; and Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Poetry/Literary Nonfiction/Drama. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.