Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! – Poetry / Literary Nonfiction – Grade 3 is a set of eighteen short, poetry and literary nonfiction reading passages coupled with four or more multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on grade three reading objectives that focus on poetry and literary nonfiction text. Each individual warm-up is designed to be used as a short daily reading practice. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. An answer key is included, too.
These are the same poetry and literary nonfiction passages and questions as the poetry and literary nonfiction passages and questions from Reading Warm-ups – Grade 3. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.
This product was previously sold as Reading Blasts! Poetry / Literary Nonfiction – Grade 3. Everything in this product, Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! - Poetry / Literary Nonfiction – Grade 3, is the same as what was in Reading Blasts! – Poetry / Literary Nonfiction – Grade 3. Only the name is different.
Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:
- Word Meaning
- Asking Questions
- Main Idea/Details
- Visual Features
- Literary Nonfiction
- Sensory Language
- Sequencing Events
- Drawing Conclusions
This chart shows the type of passage included in this set of blasts:
- 3.10 – Poem – Tug-of-War
- 3.18 – Poem – Under the Ground
- 3.32 – Poem – Summer Pool
- 3.38 – Poem – What’s That Sound
- 3.44 – Poem – Who?
- 3.70 – Literary Nonfiction – Going Home
- 3.71 – Literary Nonfiction – A Long Lost Brother
- 3.72 – Literary Nonfiction – A Clear Message
- 3.73 – Literary Nonfiction – The South Pole
- 3.74 – Literary Nonfiction – Haley Radcliffe
- 3.75 – Poem – Squirrel
- 3.76 – Poem – The Web
- 3.77 – Poem – Play Ball
- 3.78 – Poem – Tree House
- 3.79 – Poem – Eye See
- 3.81 – Literary Nonfiction – A Long Voyage
- 3.82 – Literary Nonfiction – A Person in Charge
- 3.83 – Literary Nonfiction – A Caretaker of the Country
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 Grade 3 products: Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #1, 2, 3, and 4. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.