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Reading Comprehension Passages | Informational Text

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Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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58 pages
Teaching With a Mountain View
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This product is amazing in my classroom! Not only is it well organized, but the students were engaged during their center work. They loved it!
Super easy way to give students practice with comprehension and informational text, and the passages were pretty interesting to read!
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Informational Text Reading Skills and Close Reading Task Cards for Comprehension Skill Review

Engage your readers with high-interest reading comprehension passages and corresponding questions! This resource includes 32 half-page informational text task cards with 4 comprehension questions and tasks on EACH card for a total of 128 informational text questions! Engage your students in meaningful close reading practice and review key reading skills associated with informational and nonfiction text.

This Resource Includes the Following:

→32 Half Page Task Cards with Questions

→32 Full Page Printable Versions with Questions and Room to Answer

→Access to a Digital Google Slides version to upload to GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Each task card features detailed and engaging text with four questions or tasks (aligned with Common Core Standards for grades 3-5) that require students to review the following skills:

  • Nonfiction Main Idea
  • Nonfiction Inference
  • Summarizing Nonfiction
  • Author's Purpose
  • Compare & Contrast
  • Cause & Effect
  • Sequencing
  • Context Clues (including domain specific words)
  • Text Features and Text Structures
  • ...and SO much more!

The questions and tasks have been designed to require students to provide evidence to support their answers for both literal and inferential questions.

These task cards are perfect for test prep review, whole class lessons, small group remediation, centers for enrichment or differentiation, warm ups, daily homework, or independent work. The possibilities are endless!

Although these print beautifully in color, they also print well in black and white!


I also have a FICTION version of these cards! Fiction Reading Skills Task Cards Comprehension Skill Review

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MORE Informational Text Task Cards!

Comparing Texts on the Same Topics Task Cards

Analyzing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts of the Same Event Task Cards

Informational Text Structures Task Cards

Nonfiction Fluency Task Cards

Understanding Key Details Comprehension Task Cards

Total Pages
58 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
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.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


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