Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! Poetry / Drama / Literary Nonfiction - Grade 5

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5th
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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! Poetry / Drama / Literary Nonfiction – Grade 5 is a set of nineteen short, poetry, drama, and literary nonfiction reading passages coupled with four or more multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on grade five reading objectives that focus on poetry, drama, and literary nonfiction text. Each individual blast is designed to be used as a short, daily reading activity to help students review and practice grade five reading objectives. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. An answer key is included, too.

These are the same as passages and questions as the nineteen poetry, drama, and literary nonfiction reading passages and questions from Reading Warm-ups – Grade 5. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.

Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:

- Word Meaning
- Summarizing
- Inferencing
- Making Connections
- Text Features
- Text Features
- Text Structure
- Theme
- Drama
- Sensory Language
- Visual Features
- Main Idea/Details
- Drawing Conclusions
- Poetry
- Plot
- Characterization
- Point of View
- Literary Nonfiction

This chart shows the type of genre for each passage included in this blast:

- 5.9 – Literary Nonfiction – Teddy Roosevelt
- 5.17 – Drama - Julio
- 5.18 – Paired – Nonfiction/Poetry – Expository/Poem – A Flick of a Tail / Squirrel
- 5.21 – Paired – Nonfiction/Poetry – Expository/Poem – A Force of Nature Around the World / The Breeze
- 5.22 – Poetry – The Stand
- 5.23 – Paired – Nonfiction/Poetry – Expository/Poem – A Creature of the Sea / Down in the Deep
- 5.24 – Paired – Nonfiction/Poetry – Expository/Poem – Painted Faces / Sights of the Show
- 5.38 – Literary Nonfiction – A Long Voyage
- 5.39 – Literary Nonfiction – A Life of Service
- 5.40 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – My Life as a Shoshone / Surprise
- 5.41 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Texas Is Home / Home
- 5.42 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – As Pretty as a Lady Bird / The Speech
- 5.47 – Drama – The Rescue
- 5.67 – Poetry – The Alarm Clock
- 5.68 – Poetry – Looking Ahead
- 5.69 – Poetry – River Horse
- 5.70 – Drama – Tick Tock
- 5.71 – Drama – The Parade
- 5.72 – Drama – The Reunion

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 5: Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #1, 2, 3, and 4. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.
Total Pages
77
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! Poetry / Drama / Literary Nonfi
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! Poetry / Drama / Literary Nonfi
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! Poetry / Drama / Literary Nonfi
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! Poetry / Drama / Literary Nonfi