Build comprehension using these 6 nonfiction mini-passages, each featuring informational text and 4 multiple-choice comprehension questions on one page. The paragraphs are about the Triple Crown of horse racing, summer first aid, insects, the ocean sports of parasailing, scuba diving, and surfing, ice cream, and fireworks. The questions include a variety of reading skills and are modeled after the types of questions on standardized reading tests. Great for EOY or summer reading!
The readability levels of these passages is in the 3rd-5th grade range. Please check the preview to help you determine whether or not they would be suitable for your students. 3rd graders will need more 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!
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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