Soccer Paired Texts: Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 1-2)

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***Passages are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.***

These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts.

These high-interest paired texts cover two of the most famous players in soccer history -- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo!

***These passages are also written on higher grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students' needs!***
Paired Texts: Messi & Ronaldo (Grades 1-6)


Contents:
→ 6 Nonfiction Articles
→ 3 Quizzes
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
1 nonfiction text about Messi's childhood
1 nonfiction text about Ronaldo's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Pro Soccer Career:
1 nonfiction text about Messi's soccer career
1 nonfiction text about Ronaldo's soccer career
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Giving Back:
1 nonfiction text about Messi's charity work
1 nonfiction text about Ronaldo's charity work
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover all 6 texts

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Reading Level: Grades 1-2
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 3 & above

Average Article Length: 400 words
Longest Article Length: 502 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice
1 written response
Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students.
The questions assess many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of nonfiction, including vocabulary, cause and effect, citing evidence, summarizing, sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, and much more.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows part of one set of texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license if more than one teacher will be using it.

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**Please note: If you have previously purchased my paired texts about Messi and Ronaldo, these passages contain the same information written on lower reading level.

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Soccer Paired Texts: Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 1-2)
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