⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® leveled reading comprehension passages and question sets aligned to RI.1.8 are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 1st grade reasons support points skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. First grade students learn to identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching 1st grade reasons support points. Aligns with state-specific standards like TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two RI.1.8 reasons support points 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.
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1. How Reasons Support Points Anchor Chart
2. How Reasons Support Points Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Otters- 190L
- Going to the Aquarium- 250L
- The Benefits of Bubblegum- 290L
- Sunflowers- 320L
- Your Five Senses- 320L
- Frogs and Toads- 330L
- School in the 1800s- 360L
- Black Rhinoceroses- 350L
- Mae Jemison- 460L
- Rainy Days- 520L
3. How Reasons Support Points Test Passages & Questions Sets
- America’s Favorite Sports- 330L
- Benjamin Franklin- 440L
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Google Slides Distance Learning Author’s Point and Reasons RI.2.8
Reasons Support Points – 2nd Grade RI.2.8