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


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⭐️These 10 Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing ask & answer skills for RL2.1 and RL3.1. Second grade and third 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 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 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 custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.

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What’s Included:

1. Question Stem Journal Page

2. Types of Questions

3. Answering Questions Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • The Big Night- 480L
  • The Playground Bully- 560L
  • Too Much TV- 560L
  • Missing Emily- 560L
  • Twin Troubles- 590L
  • The Case of the Pencil Box Thief- 640L
  • The Rescue- 650L
  • The Waterpark Adventure- 710L

4. Answering Questions Test Passages & Question Sets

  • The Trouble with Tuesdays- 580L
  • Lost Layla- 670L

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.

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

Fiction Reading Comprehension Bundle- 2nd Grade
Fiction Reading Comprehension Bundle – 3rd Grade
Ask and Answer Questions in Fiction & Nonfiction
2nd Grade Fiction and Nonfiction Comprehension MEGA Bundle
3rd Grade Fiction and Nonfiction Comprehension MEGA Bundle

Looking for More Differentiation

Similar units are available for 1st grade and 4th-5th grade:
Ask and Answer Fiction Questions RL.1.1
Inferences in Literature 4th Grade RL.4.1 and 5th Grade RL.5.1


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