Comprehending Informational & Nonfiction Text – 2nd & 3rd Grade RI.2.10 RI.3.10


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⭐️These 12 Lexile® certified nonfiction reading comprehension passages and question sets are aligned to 2nd & 3rd grade RI2.10 & RI3.10. Passages are perfect for teaching, developing, and reinforcing 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade reading informational text skills. This is a review of all Common Core nonfiction standards.

⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching and reviewing nonfiction reading comprehension skills. Aligns with various state specific standards.

⭐️Includes passages, 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.

Key Features:

✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying 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 & Students ❤️LOVE❤️ This Resource:

★ Amy S said, “LOVE these and so do the kids!

★ Catie B. said, “love the differentiated levels and color coding to show text evidence. This is useful for the different levels of students in my class and is an engaging resource for all students no matter what level.

★ Peace and Blessings. said, “This product makes teaching the standards easier. Great resource. Thanks!”

What’s Included:

1. Reading Comprehension Journal Page & Anchor Chart

2. Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • The Effects of the Sun- 480L
  • How to Make Tacos- 490L
  • Lions and Tigers! Oh My!- 520L
  • Dear Mr. Saunders- 530L
  • Henry “Box” Brown- 560L
  • The Spectacular Seahorse- 680L
  • Hershey’s Chocolate- 740L
  • Malala Yousafzai- 700L
  • Pluto the Plutoid- 710L
  • Roswell Mystery- 820

3. Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Test Passages & Question Sets

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder- 680L
  • Christmas in Mexico- 770L

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:
Nonfiction Bundle- 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Other Common Core Reading Comprehension Units

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My first grade packet includes many of these passages at a lower Lexile measures


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