Build comprehension using these 6 nonfiction short passages with summertime themes, each featuring informational text and 4 multiple-choice questions on one page. Paragraph topics include horse racing's Triple Crown, summer first aid, insects, the ocean sports of parasailing, scuba diving, and surfing, ice cream, and fireworks. The questions cover a variety of reading skills and are modeled after the types of questions on standardized reading tests. Great for EOY or summer reading!
Readability is in the 4th-5th grade range. Please check the preview to help you determine whether or not they would be suitable for your students. 3rd graders may need extra teacher support with decoding and vocabulary. You can purchase with confidence, as I have 32 years of experience in preparing upper elementary students for standardized reading testing!
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Here is what you get with this resource:
• First Aid Aid informational text and questions (1 page)
• Insect Insights informational text and questions (1 page)
• Ocean Motions informational text and questions (1 page)
• The Scoop on Ice Cream informational text and questions (1 page)
• Sparkler Specs informational text and questions (1 page)
• Three's a Crown informational text and questions (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)
• TOU & Credits (1 page)
These passages have fun titles! As an added critical thinking BONUS, have students explain why they think the title of each reading passage was chosen.
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