High-Interest Passages—Written at Three Levels—With Test-Formatted Questions to Target and Teach Key Comprehension Skills
By Carol Ghiglieri
This unique collection of 36 passages gives every student the opportunity to read and grasp the same information at his or her skill level. Each set of 12 passages includes three nonfiction pieces on the same topic, written for these reading levels: 2.5–4.0, 4.1¬–5.5, and 5.6–7.0. A companion page of test-formatted questions targets key comprehension skills—finding the main idea, identifying cause and effect, sequencing events, using context clues, understanding figurative language, and more! Exciting nonfiction topics—from Pluto’s demotion to the history of Halloween—motivate intermediate-grade readers!
The passages in this book are designed to be used flexibly, allowing you to differentiate instruction for the varied learners in your classroom. Use the passages to:
● Practice reading comprehension
● Explore nonfiction
● Prepare for standardized tests
● Motivate struggling readers"