Why the Bear Has a Short Tail: Quick Cloze Passage (Grades 2-3)

Product Description:

Why do big bears have small tails? Students read the passage, and use the words on the provided word list, to fill in the blanks in this folktale to find out. The Flesch-Kincaid reading level for this fiction passage is RL 2.0. The Think About It question included with this passage targets the following reading comprehension skill: analyze character. Perfect for independent practice, small groups, or homework, as well as assessment and test prep!

Teaching Tip:

Once students have gotten the hang of cloze passages, you can also create your own using other classroom materials, such as picture books, science texts, and social studies passages. Photocopy the passage once and use correction fluid to create blank spaces. Include a word list of the missing words in alphabetical order.

Grades 2-3

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