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St. Patrick's Day Reading Comprehension Passage and Questions FREEBIE

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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Let us save you time this St. Patrick's Day! Our Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) St. Patrick's Day-themed close reading passage (differentiated) will engage your students while reinforcing important reading skills - great reading comprehension activities for your guided reading program.

Find our full range of close reading comprehension resources here!

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!

In this pack you will receive:

1. One text with an extended and scaffold version:

- The History of St. Patrick's Day

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy and aligned with the Common Core State Standards

- Remember

- Understand

- Apply

- Analyze

- Evaluate

- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:

- Find Facts and Details

- Make Inferences

- Identify the Main Idea

- Ask and Answer Questions

- Vocabulary

- Summarize

- Synthesize

3. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

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


Find our full range of close reading comprehension resources here!

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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.


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