This forming opinions unit includes scaffolded units and 10 passages on 2nd-3rd, and 4th-5th grade reading levels. Each unit includes:
⭐️5 certified Lexile® leveled passages differentiated across 2 levels, organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders how to make read and evaluate opinions to form their own opinion on a given topic.
⭐️Includes short response and multiple choice questions that build on opinions, anchor charts and visuals. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS second and third, and fourth and fifth grade band.
⭐️This packet includes ideas for differentiation and scaffolding, including how to help your students be successful with this important skill.
This bundle is perfect for teachers who have a wide range of readers.
- 2nd and 3rd grade teachers with on and above level readers
- 4th and 5th grade teachers with on and below level readers
*Please Note: The anchor charts and many of the questions in each resource are the same. The passages have different levels.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st-5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 420L to 1010L for specific passage levels preview each resource).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages and question sets are targeting for summarizing. It is perfect for comprehensive 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 images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
Units on making predictions for 1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, and 4th-5th grade.
- How to Teach Forming Opinions
- Forming Opinions Anchor Chart
- Understanding Viewpoints Graphic Organizer
- Forming Opinions Bookmark
- The Astros Should Be Punished / Everyone’s Cheating… The Astros Just Got Caught
- Social Media is Hurting Society / Social Media Increases Social Interaction
- Eating Meat Hurts the Environment / Eating Meat is No Worse than Veggies
- Immigration: Let’s Loosen Up / Immigration: Stricter Laws Needed
- My Viewpoint Prompt and Stationery
•1 page of multiple choice and short response questions
5 Differentiated Passages (For specific levels, check each product included.)
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Making Predictions Differentiated Bundle
Summary: Fiction & Nonfiction Differentiated Bundle
Visualize Differentiated Bundle
3rd Grade Fiction and Nonfiction Comprehension MEGA Bundle