This fiction vs. nonfiction unit includes scaffolded units and 24 passages on a 1st, 2nd-3rd, and 4th-5th grade reading levels. Each unit includes:
⭐️8 certified Lexile® leveled passages differentiated across 3 levels, organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders how to distinguish fiction and nonfiction.
⭐️Includes short response and multiple choice questions that build on fact and opinions, anchor charts and visuals. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS first, 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 below, 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 is 190L 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 fact and opinion. 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.
1. How to Teach Fiction vs. Nonfiction
2. The Difference between Fiction vs. Nonfiction
3. Cover Sort: Fiction vs. Nonfiction
4. Excerpt Sort: Fiction vs. Nonfiction
5. Worksheets: Fiction vs. Nonfiction
6.8 Reading Comprehension Passages & Question Sets
- A Treat for Grandmother
- Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown
- Cairo Grows Up
- From Calf to Bull
- A Record-Breaking Climb
- Brooke’s Mountain
- From the diary of Hannah Potts
- The Spinning-Frame: A Revolutionary Invention
Each story includes:
•1 page of multiple choice, short response, and sequence questions
•1 page with fiction vs. nonfiction graphic organizer
8 Differentiated Passages (For specific levels, check each product included.)
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