Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4

Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! - Paired Passages - Passages and Questions - Grade 4
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Common Core Standards
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Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Paired Passages – Grade 4 – Passages and Questions is a set of twenty short, paired, reading passages coupled with four or more multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on grade four reading objectives. Each individual warm-up is designed to be used as a short daily reading practice. Students read the paired passages and answer questions based on the passages. Both fiction and nonfiction passages are included in each series. Some pairs include an expository passage with a poem, two stories paired together, two literary nonfiction passages paired together, and other pairs. An answer key and a matrix of reading objectives showing which passages include which objectives and for which questions are provided.

These are the same as passages and questions as found in Reading Warm-ups – Grade 4. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.

These same passages and questions also appear in these Grade 4 products: Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #1; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #2; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #3; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #4; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! - Fiction #1 and 2; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Nonfiction / Procedural; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Poetry / Literary Nonfiction / Drama; and Reading Warm-ups – Super Blasts! – Fiction. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.

Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:

- Word Meaning
- Summarizing
- Inferencing
- Making Connections
- Literary Nonfiction
- Plot
- Text Features
- Characterization
- Compare / Contrast
- Sequencing Events
- Drama
- Poetry / Imagery
- Point of View
- Theme / Lesson
- Sensory Language
- Visual Features
- Fact/Opinion
- Main Idea/Details
- Text Structure
- Drawing Conclusions

These warm-ups 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 warm-ups can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several warm-ups can be put together as a mini-test.

Acknowledgements: Art graphics from www.openclipart.org and www.clipart.com.

Table of Contents

- 4.6 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – “Eric” / “Miguel’
- 4.7 – Paired – Nonfiction/Fiction – Expository/Poem – “Some Things Are Amazing” / “The Web”
- 4.8 – Paired – Fiction/Nonfiction – Report/Newspaper – “Jomana’s Report About Field Day” / “Field Day a Huge Success”
- 4.11 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Letter/Letter – “Letter from Henry” / “Letter from Samuel”
- 4.44 – Paired - Nonfiction – Expository / Fiction – Story – “Thieves on the High Seas” / “Ahoy, Matey!”
- 4.48 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Sam Houston” / “Sam Houston’s Father”
- 4.49 – Paired – Fiction – Story – “Melanie” / “Victoria”
- 4.53 – Paired - Nonfiction – Magazine – Report – “Pat Jacobs” / “My Report About Pat Jacobs”
- 4.56 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Lady Bird Johnson” / “A Clear Message”
- 4.61 – Paired - Fiction – Story / Nonfiction – Ad – “What a Mess!” / “We Can Help!”
- 4.74 – Paired – Nonfiction – Expository / Fiction – Poem – “Look What’s On Your Feet!” / “Shoes”
- 4.80 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Opposite Ends of the Earth” / “The South Pole”
- 4.81 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Abraham Lincoln” / “Reading”
- 4.86 – Paired - Literary Nonfiction – “Rachel Carson” / “A Special Letter”
- 4.87 – Paired - Fiction – Story – “Riding the Wind” / Diary - “Diary of a Balloon Pilot”
- 4.90 – Paired - Literary Nonfiction – “My Name is Sacagawea” / “A Brother”
- 4.92 – Paired - Nonfiction / Fiction – Expository – “Sea Turtles” / Story – “Babies”
- 4.93 – Paired - Fiction / Literary Nonfiction – Journal – “Moving to Oregon” / Autobiography – “Just Settled In”
- 4.97 – Paired - Nonfiction – Autobiography – “My Life of Wonder” / Biography – “Drawings”
- 4.102 – Paired - Nonfiction / Fiction – Expository – “Conestoga Wagons” / Story – “Wagon Train”
Total Pages
106 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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