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Celebrate and educate students about the holiday of Valentine's Day with these close reading passages that include mystery pictures! Just print and GO!
There are three DIFFERENT passages each DIFFERENTIATED at three DIFFERENT reading levels. There are two nonfiction texts and one fiction text. Each text comes with 10 text dependent questions, a 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!
✔ 3 Different Texts: each having three levels of difficulty.
✔ 10 Text Dependent Questions for each passage. Use with or without the mystery grid.
✔ 3 Writing Prompts: one for each passage
✔ 3 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 "The Card" a fiction passage about a boy on Valentine's Day
❷ "The History of the Valentine's Day Card" an informational passage about the history behind the Valentine's Day Card
❸ "The History of Valentine's Day" an informational passage about the history of the holiday of Valentine's Day
***Feedback from teachers***
"Engaging reading passages! My students really enjoyed reading these and completing the mystery pictures!"
"I had been looking for some passages for Valentine's Day and was disappointed that I couldn't find what I wanted, so I was SO happy to see that you had added these! Thank you so much. I know the mystery pictures will motivate my students to read."
"I would highly recommend this resource for 4th grade ELA! My students loved it and the text was perfect because of all of the choices for levels. My students were interested and on task!"
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