Winter Informational Reading Passage - Extreme Winter Sports

Laura Torres
Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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6 pages
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Informational Reading Passage – Extreme Winter Sports

This packet includes an informational article about three extreme winter sports: speed riding, snow kiting, and ice yachting. After a close reading of the article, students will answer questions on main ideas, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. A coordinating creative writing prompt will help develop critical thinking skills on the topic.

The reading level is sixth and seventh grade. It is in the Lexile stretch band for fifth grade and the basic level for eighth grade.

No prep! Perfect for subs.

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Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


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