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Paired Reading Texts – Just Plain Fancy and Peacocks: A Beautiful Tail


  • Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

  • Subjects: Reading, Writing

  • Product Type: Lesson/Unit Plans, Printable

  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

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Product Description

You will definitely want these easy-to-use and ready-to-go paired reading activities for both fiction and non-fiction!

Who is it for?

3rd-4th grade teachers, homeschoolers


Why buy?

In this comprehensive packet, you will find everything you need for paired reading activities, both fiction and non-fiction; a non-fiction article about peacocks and activities to accompany the realistic fiction book, Just Plain Fancy by Patricia Polacco


What's Included?

The file includes guided reading suggestions, activities, comprehension questions and a writing prompt  for Just Plain Fancy, as well as an original nonfiction article, “Peacocks: A Beautiful Tail.”  The close reading activities for this portion include text features, vocabulary, comprehension, sequencing and writing, allowing for multiple reading experiences.  Use all the activities, or pick and choose to fit your needs.  Includes Common Core Standards alignment and an answer key.



You will not be disappointed in all that his file contains!



Key Words:  reading, paired reading, close reading, guided reading, comprehension, non-fiction, realistic fiction, writing prompt





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