⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing ask & answer questions in fiction for 1st grade skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Aligned to CCSS RL.1.1, 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 in fiction 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 1st grade bands.
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides, and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
✏️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 stories with custom illustrations 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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