K~3rd Grade Summer Reading Passage with Comprehension Questions
*with Detailed Answer Key explaining the reasons why the correct answers are correct and the wrong answers are incorrect (e.g. No text evidence to support it.)
Subject Areas: Reading (ELA) and Social Studies (SS)
Strands: Reading Standards for Literature (ELA) and American History (SS)
Clusters: Key Ideas and Details (ELA), Craft and Structure (ELA) and Historical Knowledge (SS)
RL.1.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
RL.1.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
RL.1.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
RL.2.4 Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
SS.K.A.2.1 Compare children and families of today with those in the past
SS.1.A.2.2 Compare life now with life in the past
SS.2.A.2.1 Recognize that Native Americans were the first inhabitants in North America.
Materials: Make sure you have these materials ready
1. Make one copy of the reading passage and comprehension questions for each student.
Time Required: 20-30 minutes.
Recommended Grade Range: K-3 Enrichment; 4-5 Re-teaching
Level/Group 1: 0-2 questions correct
Level/Group 2: 3-5 questions correct
Level/Group 3: 6-8 questions correct
Level/Group 4: 9-11 questions correct