Rainbow readings are a fun way to tackle reading skills, grammar, and comprehension while helping students identify their mastery of specific skills! Rainbow readings are designed to incorporate common core skills - reading for meaning and also analyzing how grammar works, how it sets the tone, and how it is used in authentic context.
Each one has a one-page reading passage with color-coded highlighting challenges. There is also a page of comprehension questions and an instruction page for the teacher to explore options of how to incorporate this activity in the classroom.
The context is a girl introducing her boyfriend to her relatives at a family reunion (so it uses lots of family vocabulary). All seems to be going well until she starts asking about his family and how she might become part of it.
(This passage is the same as the choral reading passage for the same topic, but the coded reading tasks are different. The choral reading works more on speaking and pronunciation than the rainbow reading. The comprehension questions are the same.)
No prep - just print and go!
If you want more comprehensible input readings, this is also available as part of my Rainbow Reading Bundle
This product is also available as part of my Possessive Adjective Bundle
This product is also included in my Possessive Adjectives Stations Set
This activity is also available as part of my Possessive Adjective Best Sellers Mini-Bundle
This reading primarily focuses on the ACTFL interpretive communication and language comparison standards.
Going paperless? Use the PDF version of this product in the Notability app for students to add their writing. Or upload the editable version into Google docs to access on a Chromebook.
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