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Paired Reading Texts – Non-Fiction Article and a Fable

Confessions of a Teaching Junkie


  • Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
  • Subjects: Reading, Writing
  • Product Type: Assessment, 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 non-fiction and a fable.

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 elephants and the fable, “The Ant and the Elephant.” The file includes guided reading suggestions, activities, comprehension questions and a writing prompt  for the fable, “The Ant and the Elephant,”  as well as an original nonfiction article, “Elephants – Magnificent Mammals.”  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 an answer key.


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



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    Fantastic paired passages!
    Mar 07, 2016

    Paired passages and paired texts are so critical to developing the skill of comparing and contrasting. This pack is a fantastic way to review and enhance student understanding of compare/contrast!

    Sarah - Seller on Educents

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Confessions of a Teaching Junkie
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