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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3

Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 3
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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 – Grade 3 is a set of twenty short reading passages from a variety of genres coupled with six 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 three reading objectives. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. A mixture of fiction and nonfiction passages is included.

An answer key and a matrix of reading objectives showing which passages include which objectives and for which questions are provided. A mixture of grade three reading objectives is included throughout these blasts. These include:

- Word Meaning
- Summarizing
- Asking Questions
- Inferencing
- Main Idea/Details
- Visual Features
- Literary Nonfiction
- Poetry/Imagery
- Sensory Language
- Characterization
- Theme
- Sequencing Events
- Drawing Conclusions
- Text Features
- Plot

This chart shows the type of genre and the title for each passage included in this set of blasts:

- 3.1 – Fiction – Story – “Lucky”
- 3.2 – Nonfiction – Newspaper Article – “Annual Neighborhood Book Sale”
- 3.3 – Fiction – Diary – “Janet’s Diary”
- 3.4 – Fiction – Story – “The Bus Ride”
- 3.5 – Fiction – Story – “What’s for Dessert? -
- 3.6 – Nonfiction – Expository – “The Power of the Wind”
- 3.7 – Nonfiction – Expository – “They Fall From the Sky”
- 3.8 – Literary Nonfiction – Biography – “He Found What Was Special”
- 3.9 – Nonfiction – Expository – “Silk Spinners”
- 3.10 – Fiction – Story – “Paul’s Idea”
- 3.11 – Nonfiction – Expository – “Beavers”
- 3.12 – Literary Nonfiction – Autobiography – “My Life as a Colonist”
- 3.13 – Fiction – Story – “Which Plant Will Grow the Tallest”
- 3.14 – Fiction – Story – “The Big Brother”
- 3.15 – Fiction – Story – “The Bake Sale”
- 3.16 – Fiction – Poetry – “Lazy Dog”
- 3.17 – Literary Nonfiction – Autobiography – “Benjamin Franklin’s Journal”
- 3.18 – Fiction – Poetry – “The Wind”
- 3.19 – Fiction – Story – “Someone to Count On”
- 3.20 – Nonfiction – Expository – “The Tallest Animal”

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.
Total Pages
95 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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