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Text Evidence Using Informational Text Print and Digital Distance Learning

Grade Levels
4th - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. This Reading Bundle contains 10 essential reading units for 4th and 5th graders in both print and digital for Google Classroom™ (and other top educational platforms) which will help your students increase their reading comprehension. The bundle includes engaging passages, graphic organizers, activit
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This Text Evidence Using Informational Text in print and digital for Google Classroom™ includes 10 doubled-sided practice passages with historical, scientific, technical, and biographical texts with comprehension questions, 32 task cards, and graphic organizers to give your students lots of focused text evidence practice!

It contains: Print and Digital

2 Color Coding Passages:


All About Tigers

8 Double-Sided Passages and Comprehension Questions Including:

Historical Text:

The Wright Brothers

The Gold Rush

Scientific Text:

Sea Turtles


Technical Text:

Make Your Own Fossil Cast

How to Make a Periscope

Biographical Text:

Maya Lin (designed the Vietnam Veteran's memorial)

Mahatma Gandhi (this one also has color-coding)

32 Task Cards (a student record sheet and a key)

4 Graphic Organizers

2 Evidence-Based Terms Handouts/Anchor Charts

SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the Reading Bundle for 4th and 5th Grade!!! (Click Here) It has 10 key reading units that cover many 4th and 5th reading standards!

Here are the units included in the Reading Bundle for 4th and 5th Grade!

Main Idea

Characters, Settings, and Events: Story Elements

Compare and Contrast

Elements of Poetry, Drama, and Prose

Text Evidence

Inferences Using Informational Text

Inferences Using Literature


Cause and Effect

Informational Text Structures

Why you'll love this resource:

  • It can be easily scaffolded with color-coding passages first, then independent passages, and task cards to reinforce the text evidence concept!

  • The digital version works well for the classroom, homeschool, or distance learning.

  • There are a variety of formats included from color-coding passages, independent passages, task cards, graphic organizers, and more!

  • The passages are high-interest ones your students will enjoy!

  • The digital version is NO prep and the printables are low prep for busy teachers!

  • It may be used in a number of ways from guided reading, to reader's workshop, independent work, literacy centers, exit slips, homework, whole class games, test prep, and more!!!

If your students need even more practice, I have also created an even bigger Text Evidence Kit! It has 10 color coding passages, 8 practice passages, three games, as well as RACE posters and materials for constructed responses. This deeply discounted bundle is called the Text Evidence Kit

Want to try a Text Evidence Unit that was created specifically for digital?

4th Grade Text Evidence Digital Reading Unit for Google Slides

5th Grade Text Evidence Digital Reading Unit for Google Slides

Also, I do want to suggest a great set of reading games that would go well with this reading unit. There is a game for EACH READING STANDARD!!! It comes in a set of 10 for fiction, a set of 10 for nonfiction, or a bundle of 20 reading games specifically for 4th and 5th grades!

10 Fiction Reading Games

10 Nonfiction Reading Games

20 Reading Games Bundle

Here is a Text Evidence game from the Reading Games Bundle:

Text Evidence Game (Nonfiction for 4th/5th grades)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.


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