I wrote this 2nd passage about the North Central Plains of Texas to help my students with nonfiction summary in a multiple choice format. I integrated a Texas theme because they generally seem to enjoy Texas History, which will motivate them to read the passage more critically.
TEKS and CCSS:
Passage on the North Central Plains: A Blanket of Blue
2 Summary Questions
2 Main Idea Questions
1 Supporting Detail Question
4. Which of the following is the main idea of paragraph 2?
A. There are many different animals that live in the North Central Plains region.
B. Bobcats and Screech Owls are always on a lookout for their next meal.
C. The Mexican Free Tail Bat swoops in the air.
D. The cattle industry is very important to the North Central Plains region.
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