Your students will love learning about the lost colony of Roanoke Island with this engaging, no prep paired text reading activity packet! This is perfect for adding literacy to your social studies curriculum because it’s academically-aligned for ELA and for social studies. Plus, it’s so easy to use that you can even leave it for sub plans!
This resource includes nine activity pages and their answer keys. The passages are written at a 3rd grade reading level and are accompanied with 15 questions that are Common Core aligned and labeled. All answer keys are included.
➊ Two Passages (leveled for 3rd grade; Passage 1 is informational; Passage 2 is narrative)
➋ Passage 1 Prompts (5 prompts)
➌ Passage 2 Prompts (5 prompts)
➍ Passages 1 & 2 Prompts (1 multiple choice; 2 constructed response)
➎ Answer Keys
✅Common Core ELA Standards Covered in this Resource✅
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.8 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.9 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
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