Text Evidence - Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions - Google Classroom

Kristine Nannini
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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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As students enter third grade, they are typically introduced to the standard of referencing the text as they answer questions. They’ve answered who, what, when, why, and how questions before, but now they must refer to the text or cite evidence to prove their answers. This is a huge cognitive leap for students. In fourth grade, students are required to differentiate between explicit and implicit information when backing up claims with evidence. In fifth and sixth grade, the standards require that students quote accurately or cite the portion of the text which supports their answer. Mastery of these skills will lay the foundation for higher-level reading comprehension, creative writing, and research.

This resource will ask your students to prove their answers by requiring varying types of evidence to back up their claims. I’ve differentiated each text so you can meet the needs of each reader in your class and improve reading comprehension class-wide.

This resource includes everything you will need to practice citing text evidence with your students! I’ve included THREE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF EACH PASSAGE for you to easily differentiate in your classroom! There are also multiple choice questions and short-answer questions for your students to practice citing text evidence.


**A digital version is also included for use with Google Classroom.**

With the digital version, you have the option to go 100% paperless.


Included in this Resource:

Leveled Passages

This resource contains ten differentiated informational text passages. There are three levels of each passage so you can easily differentiate with your students. The levels are based on word count and Lexile levels, which can be found in the top left corner of each passage.


Five Questions Per Passage

Each passage has five questions that include a combination of short-answer and multiple choice questions.

Detailed Answer Keys

Answer keys with detailed example responses are provided with every set of questions.

Perfect for grades 3 through 6!


As always, please ask ANY and ALL questions before purchasing. Thank you so much!

Thank you, and enjoy!

Copyright© 2018 Kristine Nannini

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Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.

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