Under the Sea: CCSS Aligned, Ocean Themed, Leveled Passages and Activities A-I

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K - 2nd
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This is a set of 9 ocean themed, multileveled passages. There are 9 different sets of passages, each set is on a different, ocean themed, topic. Each set has 6 passages of the same ocean focused passage, at six different text levels, A- I. This allows all students to access the same text at their level. It is perfect for supplementing your ocean themes.

What you get:

- 6 passages for each passage set, Levels A-I

- Text based questions page for each passage set

- Vocabulary cards for each passage set

- Vocabulary mini card game for each passage set

-Vocabulary guess my word activity for each passage set

-Vocabulary word exit slip for each passage set

-Response pages:

Blank writing page

Compare and contrast Venn diagram

Compare and contrast T-chart

Vocabulary dictionary (2 versions)

Catch of the Day- An engaging game where students practice reading their vocabulary words by “catching” them. Watch out for the jellyfish “Stung” card!

These sets can be used whole group or small group.

Passage Titles:

-Swim! (Focused on Fish and how they move)

-Down in the Ocean (Focused on the different zones of the ocean)

-Lunch! (Focused on the food chain)

-A Shell is a Home (Focused on animals who live in shells)

-No Bones for Me (Focused on invertebrates)

-Peek into a Tide Pool (Focused on the animals that live in a tide pool)

-Ocean, Ocean! What is the Ocean? (Focused on what makes up the ocean)

-Whoosh! It’s a Whale! (Focused on whales)

-Hungry, Hungry, Sharks! (Focused on sharks)

Get these SAME passages at HIGHER levels, J - M: Under the Sea Leveled Passages J - M

****Check out our Apples, Apples, Apples, Dr. Seuss or Earth Day freebies to get a better idea of what each set is like.****

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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