This September Daily Reading Comprehension Packet is 5 weeks of daily reading comprehension for the 5th grade classroom with a September theme.
These week-long activities alternate between fiction and non-fiction texts about back to school and September themes, as well as History topics. Written on 5th grade reading levels, these passages are perfect for daily morning work or homework.
Great for standardized test prep, these passages have the feel and re-reading of a close read with more structure. Questions are grouped by type so that students focus on one main skill a day. Simply print, hand out to students, and have them complete one activity each day. Each page should take between 10 and 15 minutes to answer, plus about 5 minutes for reading or re-reading the passage.
Each week, the student is presented with a new passage that they will work with for the whole week. Each week follows the same general format:
Monday - students read the passage and answer questions about main idea, theme, and the general form of the text.
Tuesday - students re-read the passage and answer multiple choice, standardized-test styled questions.
Wednesday - students re-read the passage and answer character or setting questions about the text, or specific History, Science, or other related questions for the non-fiction texts.
Thursday - students re-read the passage and answer GUM (Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics) and text structure questions.
Friday - students re-read the passage and answer short-answer, written response questions about the text.
This month's topics:
Non-Fiction - Labor Day
Fiction - The Music Box
Non-Fiction - Constitution and Citizenship Day
Fiction - The Big Day
Non-Fiction - Nocturnal Adaptations
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(c) Elements of Elementary, 2015