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

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Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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10 pages
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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.

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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


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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).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.


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