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Task Cards - Mysteries

Grade Levels
4th - 7th
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
11 pages

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  1. Reading Task Card Sets for story elements, text structures, and various close reading or comprehension skills, plus seasonal themed sets. Seventeen sets of task cards with 30 cards per set. Here is what is included: Story ElementsCharacterization KidsSetting the ScenePlot it Out!Get the Message (T
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  2. Language Arts Task Card Sets for grammar, writing process, word parts, vocabulary, and figurative language and imagery. Fifteen sets of task cards with 30 cards per set. Here are the sets that are included: Grammar and the Writing ProcessSubject Verb AgreementParts of SpeechRevisingProofreadingCapi
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Description

This set of task cards is a 12-card sampler. Each card presents a reading passage related to the theme of "mysteries." Some are fiction, and some are non-fiction.

Here is what is included:

Fiction – 4 Cards

- Making Inferences

- Identifying the Sequence

Non-Fiction – 4 Cards

- History

- Science

Using Context Clues – 2 Cards

Editing – 2 Cards

NOTE: For a digital version with one task card per slide, and ready for students use with text boxes, etc for their answers on Google slides, see Task Card Mysteries Digital Resource.

The reading passages were written with middle grade kids in mind. The assignments that go along with the reading passages consist of either several comprehension questions or another comprehension or editing activity.

These cards support the ELA standards for reading literature and informational test, especially those that relate to comprehension of story elements, making inferences, and using text-based information.

These task cards are designed specifically for middle grade kids. The cards are large – two cards per page and have more content per card than many of the smaller task cards –perfect for older kids who can handle more than one quick question per card.

Included with this set is a blank answer sheet for students to fill in their answers.

Also included is a list of suggestions for ways to use task cards and a list of suggestions for easy differentiation with task cards.

For full sets of 30 task cards on topics including characterization, context clues, inferences, proofreading, parts of speech, analogies, idioms, and proverbs, as well as sets of seasonal reading comprehension cards, see Task Cards.

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Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

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