Ask and Answer Questions 2nd Grade RI.2.1 & 3rd Grade RI.3.1


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Ask and Answer Questions – 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade

⭐️These 10 Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing ask & answer questions skills for RI2.1 and RI3.1. 2nd grade and 3rd grade students learn to answer questions using the text and to ask themselves questions while reading.

⭐️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 2.3b and TEKS 3.3b.

⭐️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 2nd grade & 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).

✏️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.

Teachers Just ❤️LOVE❤️ This Resource:

★ Stephanie C. said, “Wonderful resource of differentiated passages. My students enjoy when they get photographs which are easy to see when printed. Great use for literacy centers or homework.

★ Michelle W. said, “My students loved these passages!

★ Kellie L. said, “These are wonderful because they give a mix of “right there” and “author and me” types of questions. They are high interest and informative. My students cheer when I tell them this is what we are doing!

What’s Included:

1. Ask & Answer Questions Stem Anchor Chart & Journal Page

2. Types of Questions Anchor Page

3. Asn and Answer Questions Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • How to Learn Sign Language- 470L
  • Great White Sharks- 520L
  • How to Brush Your Teeth- 530L
  • French Fries- 580L
  • Helen Keller- 600L
  • The Human Body- 660L
  • Loggerhead Sea Turtles-790L
  • Fast Food Frenzy- 810L

4. Ask and Answer Questions Test Passages & Question Sets

  • A Healthy Addition to Your Diet- 520L
  • Dr. Seuss- 740L

Looking to Go Digital❔❓❔

This resource is available for Google Slides!

Google Slides Ask and Answer Questions RI2.1 & RI3.1

Common Core Kingdom is a Certified Lexile Partner:

⭐️See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.

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Looking for even more differentiation?

Similar units are available for 1st and 4th to 5th grade levels!

1st Grade Questions
4th & 5th Questions


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