⭐️These 14 printable and digital Lexile® leveled close reading stories and question sets aligned to RL.1.9 are presented in pairs and are perfect for learning compare & contrast in fiction skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. 1st grade students compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in 2 different stories.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching compare and contrast in fiction. 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.
⭐️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 passages with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Compare & Contrast Anchor Chart
2. Compare & Contrast Practice Passages & Question Sets
- The Big Mess- 290L / A Gift- 290L
- A Dog and His Bone- 310L / The Mouse and His Corn- 260L
- The Pony Express- 390L / New Job- 390L
- Two Doors- 380L / Festival Fib- 480L
- The Boy Who Cried Wolf- 380L / Lost at the Zoo- 440L
- Broken Arm- 480L / Tara’s Troubles- 450L
3. Compare & Contrast Assessment Passages & Question Set
- Pie Girl- 460L / Nice Trip- 350L
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