⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 1st grade ask & answer questions skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Aligned to RI.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 skills. Aligns with many state specific standards.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the first grade band.
⭐️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 first grade is 190L-530L).
✏️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.
★ Chinaron V. said, “My students had a great time completing. Thank you for the awesome resource!”
★ Nura D. said, “This helped differentiate my small groups. Thank you!”
★ Erika S. said, “I used this resource in the classroom and loved it. Now I am using it for distance learning and feel the same way. I love how the students have to go back in the text and color code their answers, which is something that they can still do on the computer.”
1. Question Stem Journal Page
2. Types of Questions Anchor Chart
3. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- How to Brush Your Teeth- 260L
- The Super Food- 280L
- How to Learn Sign Language- 280L
- Fast Food Frenzy- 290L
- Sea Otters- 310L
- French Fries- 320L
- The Human Body- 370L
- Helen Keller- 400L
- Dr. Seuss- 460L
4. Answering Questions Test Passages & Question Sets
- Johnny Appleseed- 290L
- Loggerhead Sea Turtles- 370L
See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on my product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.
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