Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension

Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Summer Activity Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
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8 Differentiated Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Coloring Pages for SUMMER! Use one a week to keep kids reading and making art all summer. GREAT for summer school, parents and for any school that goes late into the summer.

This set of nonfiction reading comprehension passages with coordinating coloring pages is a collection of summer related topics and images to keep children reading and making art all summer!


Each passage targets a critical reading comprehension skill.There are 3 reading levels for each reading passage. 8 passages with 3 levels or each is a total of 24 passages available to you in this resource.

These passages have been selected from our 4 individual RC volumes to specifically target summer! You can see the individual volumes below:
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4

Together Art with Jenny K. and Brain Waves Instruction like to put the ART in Language Arts. That is why we have teamed up to bring you a fun, creative and innovative way to use nonfiction reading passages as you support 21st century skills in your classroom or at home this summer!

Images, topics and reading comprehension skills included in this summer set!
• Compare and Contrast – Beach Scene “Surfing”
• Point of View – Tennis Ball “Billie Jean King”
• Sequencing – Yo-yo “The Yo-Yo”
• Drawing Conclusions – Soccer Ball “Pele: A Soccer Legend”
• Predictions – Fireworks “Boston Pops Fireworks”
• Context Clues – American Flag “Betsy Ross”
• Main Idea – Ice Cream Cones “Ice Cream Cones”
• Compare and Contrast – Carrots “Soil vs. Hydroponics”

The fireworks image/reading is great to use for your 4th of July Activities / Independence Day activities.

The American Flag would be great to also use for 4th of July Activities / Independence Day activities or your Flag Day activities as well!

These coloring pages aren’t your standard color by answer pages. The final artwork will be as unique as the student that created it.

Art integration in 1-2-3
Students will…
1. Read the nonfiction passages.
2. Answer the questions.
3. Turn the answers into unique art!

These activities are perfect to use when preparing for:
• Summer reading
• Homework assignments
• Literacy centers
• Art centers
• Before or after school breaks
• Morning work

Art integration is powerful for your students. When your students work on this resource they will be improving the following art related skills…

• Creative thinking
• Creativity
• Problem-solving
• Innovativeness
• Fine motor skills
• Color theory
• Exposure to new ideas
• Experience with art materials
• A chance to see the artwork of their peers

What will you need?
-Colored pencils, crayons or markers in regular primary and secondary colors.
-Copy paper
-Construction Paper (optional )
-Glue (optional)

Other Collaborations Brain Waves Instruction and I both believe in the power of Art Integration. We have co-authored many resources. Here is a list of some of our favorites.

Parts of Speech


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If you are looking for more Reading comprehension resources check out others from Brain Waves Instruction...

Doodle and Do: Making Inferences

Learning Take Out: Finding the Main Idea

6 Nonfiction Text Features: Interactive Unit

Or look HERE to pair Art with Jenny K. resource with Brain Waves Instruction resource to create the perfect art integration experience for your students.

Help me keep the price of this resource low by purchasing additional licenses for any teacher you would like to share this lesson with. Extra licenses are discounted.

Thank you for making art with your students!
Jenny K.

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