⭐️These 12 Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing ask & answer skills. Aligned to CCSS RL1.1, first grade students learn to ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching asking and answering questions skills. Aligns with many state specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.*
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for first grade is 190L – 530L). *Two passages are below 190L to include beginner readers.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Questions Anchor Charts & Journal Pages (2)
2. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- A Ghost- 70L
- New Paint- 160L
- The Bee- 190L
- Stuck on Mars- 200L
- The Lost Keys- 210L
- The Lamp- 260L
- The Leprechaun- 290L
- In Disguise- 300L
- Dinosaur Camp- 370L
- The Golden Goose- 460L
3. Assessment Passages & Question Sets
- The Dragon with a Big Heart- 280L
- The Haircut- 340L
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Similar resources are available for 2nd grade & 3rd grade.
Ask and Answer Questions – 2nd Grade RL2.1 & 3rd Grade RL3.1