Back to School Close Reading Comprehension w/ Mystery Picture Activity
Welcome students back to school with these fun, no prep, themed close reading passages with mystery pictures! Just print and GO! There are three DIFFERENT passages each DIFFERENTIATED at three DIFFERENT reading levels PLUS one BONUS FREEBIE passage. There are three nonfiction texts and one fiction text. Each text comes with text dependent questions, writing prompt, graphic organizers, and a mystery grid picture.
***If you'd like to try a sample of this resource for free click here.
Features of this Resource
✔ Teacher Pages: explaining the different parts of the resource and how to use it in the classroom.
✔ Student Printables: to print for the students to keep/use during the reading. Perfect for notebooks!
✔ 4 Different Texts: each having three levels of difficulty.
✔ 10 Text Dependent Questions for each passage. Use with or without the mystery grid.
✔ 4 Writing Prompts: one for each passage
✔ 4 Mystery Grids: one for each passage
✔ Answer Keys: for the 10 text dependent questions and the mystery grid.
✔ Graphic Organizers: as an option to use with any of the texts.
Texts Included in this Resource
❶"First Day of School" a fiction passage about how a young girl from Russia and an American girl view their first day of school
❷ "How Crayons Are Made" an informational passage about the process used to make crayons
❸ "Classrooms Around the World" an informational passage about what's is like for students all over the world
***Feedback from teachers***
"I love how these passages provide an engaging way for the students to REALLY want to answer the questions so that they can color a picture at the end! It's not just another boring reading comprehension worksheet!"
"I absolutely LOVE this resource! They are a great activity to pull out to practice reading comprehension and I love leaving them on days that I have a sub as well! Thank you for this resource! :)"
"I need to give an A+ for these! Super interest for my kids. They enjoy something different like these."