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.
This Text Detectives pack includes 10 non-fiction passages:
- Veterans Day
- History of Thanksgiving in the United States
- Thanksgiving in Canada
- Who Were the Pilgrims?
- Native Americans Today
- Happy Birthday, Sesame Street!
- Election Day
- Branches of Government
- Native Americans
This product also features 5 fiction passages:
- Waiting for Football
- A Meal of Thanks
- Grateful for Grandpa
- Lina for Class President
- Looking for Lucky
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.
Not sure if the reading level will be right for your students? Please download the Super Text Detectives samplers in my store for example passages.
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