⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® leveled close reading stories and question sets aligned to RL.1.10 are perfect to help your 1st graders practice to comprehend stories & poems. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching how to read prose, poetry, and comprehend fictional stories. Aligns with many state specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two RL.1.10 comprehend stories & poems skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the first 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.
★ Adrinne D.. said, “My students loved the poem titled In the Pool. They could relate to the poem. They seemed to understand the inferring of the details, but they had to really think what and where to color to show evidence. Great resource for teaching poetry this week combined with Dr. Seuss.”
★ Tanya G. said, “This is a great resource for my reading intervention groups! Even my struggling readers in 3rd grade are eager to use it. Thank you!”
★ Lauren S. said, “Awesome resource! Thank you!”
1. Reading Comprehension Anchor Chart
2. Reading Comprehension Practice Passages & Question Sets
- In the Pool – Poem
- The Wind and the Sun – 270L
- Wrong Move, Rufus – 320L
- Words and Actions – 380L
- Leah Learns a Lesson – 410L
- Cat-astrophe – 430L
- The Lake House – 460L
- Clara’s Dream – 510L
- Dragon Rider – 510L
- Bedtime – Poem
3. Reading Comprehension Assessment Passages & Question Sets
- The Honest Woodcutter – 340L
- Zoo Breakout – 440L
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Similar resources are available for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.