Text Evidence Reading Comprehension Passages for Close Reading Practice

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  1. Help your students become text evidence experts with this set of 17 different close reading comprehension passages about primates and woodland animals. Students read the selections, identify answers in the text by highlighting or underlining the information, and compose written answers to text-based
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Students practice finding text evidence and locating answers in reading passages while improving reading comprehension skills. These 8 nonfiction close reading passages, organizers, and activities help teach students to identify and refer to text evidence to prove and write their answers.

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This resource includes:

  • A DIGITAL (paperless) version made with Google Slides™
  • A PRINTABLE paper/pencil version

Both versions include the same nonfiction reading comprehension worksheets about primates that teach students accountability when answering comprehension questions.

Skills covered in this set include:

  • finding the answers (text evidence) in the passages
  • referring back to the text evidence
  • answering questions using the text information
  • comparing and contrasting organizer
  • determining facts and opinions organizer

Directions, ideas, and suggestions for differentiating based on students' needs are included.

Primates included are:

  • Marmosets
  • Capuchin monkeys
  • Proboscis monkeys
  • Tarsiers
  • Golden snub-nosed monkeys
  • Orangutans

What's different about this resource?

This resource is perfect for older, struggling readers to feel more mature and comfortable because "bubbles" rather than crayons are used to indicate which color to underline or highlight.

You'll also love the Woodland Animals Reading Comprehension and Text Evidence Set.

How to use the PRINTABLE set: Students read the passage at least once before answering the questions. Each question has a colored bubble in front of it (the black and white versions have a bubble with a color word written inside).

To show text evidence and prove their answers, students:

  1. look back in the reading
  2. locate the answer
  3. underline it using the color designated by the bubble
  4. write their answer on the line

The PRINTABLE set includes:

  • 8 Nonfiction text passages (in both color and black and white)
  • A summary page to use as an exit ticket or a quick quiz.
  • Venn diagram for comparing and contrasting
  • Fact summary page (Are/Have/Can) for students to organize and write their own thoughts about what primates are, their characteristics, and what they can do.
  • Fact and opinion worksheet for students to write their own facts and opinions
  • Fact sorting activity with an answer key
  • Answer keys

How to use the DIGITAL set: Students read the passage at least once before beginning the questions. Each question has a colored bubble in front of it.

To show text evidence and prove their answers, students:

  1. look back in the reading
  2. locate the answer
  3. cover it with a drag and drop highlighting strip in the designated color
  4. type their answer in the box

The DIGITAL set includes:

  • 8 Nonfiction text passages (in both color and black and white)
  • Venn diagram for comparing and contrasting
  • Fact summary page (Are/Have/Can) for students to organize and write their own thoughts about what primates are, their characteristics, and what they can do.
  • Fact and opinion worksheet for students to write their own facts and opinions
  • Fact sorting activity with an answer key
  • Answer keys
  • Directions for assigning the digital slides to students

WHAT DO YOU NEED FOR THIS RESOURCE?

  • This resource was created with Google Slides™.
  • You will need a Google email to make a copy for your Google Drive.
  • You can assign these passages through Google Classroom or send them via email to students.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I PURCHASE THIS RESOURCE?

  • Download and read the PDF directions.
  • Click the links to make a copy of each resource for your own drive.
  • Assign to your students using the enclosed directions.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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