Short Stories with Comprehension Questions

Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
Short Stories with Comprehension Questions
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  1. Are you looking for a new and different study of the Underground Railroad? Take your students on a reading adventure about runaway slaves with this original story from Catch My Products. Through this close reading passage, students will learn what it was like to be a runaway slave from around 1860s,
  2. Are you looking for fun activities to teach during Fire Prevention Week? Engage students in this print and go, standards based, historical fiction story about events leading up to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The true cause of the fire is unknown, so this story will ignite curiosity in your stude
  3. Do you need your students to get an understanding of the Holocaust? Help them to analyze and understand the horrors of the Holocaust with this standards-based, historical fiction story from Catch My Products. In this passage, a depressed narrator takes the reader through a sensory journey of his su
  4. Practice close reading skills while engaging your students in this historical fiction story about the largest maritime disaster in World History. Although the main character in this story is fictional, the events of the fateful day at the end of the Civil War are real. Little is known or discussed a
  5. Do you have problems with bright students being condescending to your struggling students? Teach kindness and empathy through this printable activity from Catch My Products. I've found a need to teach intellectually gifted students about their less abled peers within the regular classroom. This less
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Are you looking for short stories with a lesson? If so, you've come to the right place with this bundle of SIX short stories!

Close reading passages need to do more than teach reading skills. Four of these stories center around historical events, while the fifth story helps to develop empathy for struggling students. These stories also provide questions and/or a writing prompt to enrich and challenge your students. The bonus story is a fun fiction piece, too.

Inside you'll find stories about:
•The Underground Railroad
Take your students on a reading adventure about runaway slaves with this original story from Catch My Products. Through this close reading passage, students will learn what it was like to be a runaway slave from around 1860s, America. Students will remain engaged with the story and intrigued with higher level, critical thinking questions. This product is perfect for Black History Month or year round!

•The Chicago Fire
Engage students in this print and go, standards based, historical fiction story about events leading up to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The true cause of the fire is unknown, so this story will ignite curiosity in your students.

•The Holocaust
Help students to analyze and understand the horrors of the Holocaust with this standards-based, historical fiction story from Catch My Products. In this passage, a depressed narrator takes the reader through a sensory journey of his surroundings in Auschwitz-Birkenau in his final days. The story vividly describes the narrator's surroundings and events while he questions his belief in God. At the end of the story you will find twelve vocabulary words to match to definitions and eight questions that ask for text analysis and deeper thinking. Two questions, in particular, could lead to strong discussion between opposing arguments between what is stated-in-text conflicting with actions or inferences observed. The story also includes a guide to close reading symbols and answer keys.

•The Sultana
Practice close reading skills while engaging your students in this historical fiction story about the largest maritime disaster in World History. Although the main character in this story is fictional, the events of the fateful day at the end of the Civil War are real. Little is known or discussed about the Sultana because it sunk the day John Wilkes Booth was captured and killed after murdering President Lincoln. Why is it that this disaster that stole the lives of 1,800 is virtually ignored, while the 1,500 passenger deaths aboard the Titanic is well known to all? Delve into these questions and more with this engaging, common core aligned, print and go story from Catch My Products.

•and A Kindness Activity
Teach kindness and empathy through this printable activity from Catch My Products. I've found a need to teach intellectually gifted students about their less abled peers within the regular classroom. This lesson is designed to allow bright students to experience the frustration of a learning disabled student while attempting to complete a basic assignment .. read an article.

•PLUS - You'll receive The Floridian Snow
This fiction story, about a boy praying for snow in southern Florida, has a clever twist at the end.

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