Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ

Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Sports Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
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Do you have sports fans in your classroom? Hook them into reading with our engaging our sport-themed differentiated close reading passages and questions. Sports such as basketball, motor-racing, gymnastics, tennis, golf and soccer are covered! This pack includes SEVEN Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational/non-fiction passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks.

Now also featuring Cristiano Ronaldo (football) and Danica Patrick (motor-racing)!***

These Sports Stars biographies introduce kids to fantastic sporting heroes from the USA, UK and New Zealand while reinforcing important reading skills.

This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!

What this resource is all about

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze/Analyse, Evaluate, Create).

In this pack you will receive:

1. SEVEN texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
- Comparing Tennis Stars (Serena Williams and Andy Murray)
- Steven Adams - A Slam Dunk
- Lydia Ko - A Hole in One
- Michael Phelps - Gold Man
- Simone Biles - Gymnastics Genius
- Cristiano Ronaldo - Soccer Star
- Danica Patrick - Motor-Racing Maverick

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyze/Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Vocabulary
- Sequence
- Summarize/Summarise
- Synthesize
- Compare and Contrast
- Identify the main idea

3. Three Graphic Organiser Examples
- Information Web
- Timeline
- Venn Diagram

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.

6. Close Reading bookmarks.

***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***

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Close Up MEGA BUNDLE - Close Reading/Higher Order Thinking US (Growing bundle)
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Total Pages
86 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
Get this as part of a bundle:
  • Ramp up your reading comprehension program with this Close Up Growing MEGA BUNDLE. It features differentiated Reading Comprehension texts and follow-up questions with Higher Order Thinking activities. These are themed around ten topic areas: Sports Stars, Cars, Video Games, Art, Myths and Legends Fr
  • Ramp up your reading comprehension program with this Close Up MEGA BUNDLE. It features differentiated Reading Comprehension passages and questions with Higher Order Thinking activities based on TEN topic areas: Sports Stars, Cars, Video Games, Art, Myths and Legends From Around The World (Volume One
  • Improve your reading comprehension program with this Close Up BIG BUNDLE. It features differentiated Reading Comprehension passages and questions with higher order thinking activities based on SIX topic areas: Sports Stars, Cars, Video Games, Art, Myths and Legends From Around The World, and Myths a
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