Comprehend Scientific, Historical, & Technical Text RI.4.10 RI.5.10


Total Pages: 64
File Size: 11 MB
Name Range Discount
Core Comprehension Series Custom Bundle 2 - 4 5 %
Core Comprehension Series Custom Bundle 5 - 9 10 %
Core Comprehension Series Custom Bundle 10 - 14 15 %
Core Comprehension Series Custom Bundle 15 - 30 20 %


⭐️These 15 Lexile® certified passages and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing RI4.10 & RI5.10. 4th and 5th grade students learn to read and comprehend informational texts, including history, social studies, science, and technical texts. If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching and enforcing these skills.

⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the fourth and fifth grade bands and aligned to Common Core standards.


✏️Lexile Levels – All 15 passages include a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 4th grade & 5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 740L-1010L).

✏️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.

Teachers Just ❤️LOVE❤️ This Resource:

❤ Kimberly G. said, “The texts in this purchase are wonderful resources to use when teaching this concept! They are rigorous and grade level appropriate text. I will use this again and again. Thank you.

❤ Stephanie S. said, “Great for small group, morning work, warm ups or independent practice.

❤ Krista P. said, “I think I’ve used every passage in this resource this year. I highly recommend this for a 4th grade class!

What’s Included:

Scientific Texts

  1. Scientific Texts Anchor Chart & Journal Page
  2. The Solar System- 790L
  3. Water All Around- 820L
  4. Black Widow Spiders- 880L
  5. Newton’s Laws of Motion- 970L

Historical Texts

  1. Historical Texts Anchor Chart & Journal Page
  2. Harriet Tubman- 790L
  3. The Roswell Mystery- 820L
  4. The Great Wall of China- 940L
  5. The Salem Witch Trials- 940L

Technical Texts

  1. Technical Texts Anchor Chart & Journal Page
  2. How to Plant a Seed- 850L
  3. What Happens When We Burp?- 830L
  4. Which Way Does the Wind Blow?- 930L
  5. Radio-Controlled Toys- 980L

Test Passages & Question Sets

  1. Thunder and Lightning- 790L
  2. Laura Ingalls Wilder- 810L

Related Products:
4th Grade Common Core Reading Comprehension Units
5th Grade Common Core Reading Comprehension Units
Reading Comprehension RL.4.10 RL.5.10


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