These reading passages were developed in order to give our students access to grade level texts about global topics. Every passage is centered around culture. We hope to these passages spark lots of meaningful conversations that will allow your students to engage in civil discourse.
The text is the same for each topic allowing students multiple reads of the same information. Depending on the standard, the tasks and questions on each page are different.
Each passage in this pack will help you teach, assess, and give your students independent practice with standard RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.8, and RI.1.9.
This sample includes one topic for a total of 9 passages.
The standards are listed at the top of each page, so that you can easily identify which standard you are targeting.