Do your students have trouble finding text evidence to support their answers to basic comprehension questions? After reading short passages, your students will underline the textual evidence that answers each basic comprehension question using a simple color-code.
The February pack is perfect for learning about Black History Month and more, including Groundhog Day, Presidents Day, Valentine's Day, 100th Day of School, and Dental Health Month!
This Text Detectives pack includes 11 non-fiction passages:
- Groundhog Day
- Presidents’ Day
- George Washington
- Abraham Lincoln
- Valentine’s Day
- Black History Month: Ruby Bridges
- Black History Month: Rosa Parks
- Black History Month: Henry “Box” Brown
- Black History Month: George Washington Carver
- Black History Month: Tuskegee Airmen
- Black History Month: Harriet Tubman
This pack also includes 6 fiction passages:
- Leaping for Leap Day!
- A Trip to the Dentist
- The Secret Valentine
- On the Underground Railroad
- Diary of a Groundhog
- 100 Day
There is also one Explanatory/ How-To passage:
- How to Take Care of Your Teeth
Aligned to CCSS R.L. 2.1, R.L. 3.1, R.L. 4.1 and R.I. 2.1, R.I. 3.1, and R.I 4.1, this Text Detectives pack is easy to use in your classroom as morning work, reading comprehension practice, a center activity, or homework. These can even be used to assess your students' ability to prove their answers in the text or as a relevant and engaging test prep activity! Many passages integrate seasonal science or social studies content to support your content instruction, but others are more generic to give you planning flexibility. I love using these passages with my RTI students in Title I or reading intervention!
Not sure if the reading level will be right for your students? Please download the free Text Detectives sampler in my store to try out a few passages!
If you enjoy this product, be sure to follow my store or blog to be notified when I post Super Text Detective packs for future months! :) You can also see a few of my other packs below:
Text Detectives- November Edition
Text Detectives- December Edition
Text Detectives- January Edition
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You can also SAVE by buying a bundle:
Text Detectives- Fall Bundle
Text Detectives- Spring Bundle
Text Detectives- Through the Year Bundle