Men's jacket sleeves often have buttons on them...but they don't button! Students read the passage, and use the words on the provided word list, to fill in the blanks in this story to find out why.
The Flesch-Kincaid reading level for this nonfiction passage is RL 2.6. The Think About It question included with this passage targets the following reading comprehension skill: make inferences.
Perfect for independent practice, small groups, or homework, as well as assessment and test prep!
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.