Common Core: Craft and Structure
RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6
3 informational (non-fiction) passages, one for each standard.
Each passage comes in a mid-late first grade level and a mid-second grade level. They include standards based, text dependent questions.
The Christmas Tree Through History
This was created for 2nd grade but could also be used for some 1st or 3rd graders.