Are your students ready to Compare Sources in a new, rigorous way? This is THE resource you need! These paired passages have been thoughtfully created to teach students how to integrate information from two different high-interest passages and apply their comparing sources reading skills to their reading.
This resource includes both a printable and digital (Google Slides) version!
This set of nonfiction paired passages (two passages total) includes three mini booklets with informational text. LOW PREP! Simply print double-sided and fold.
Booklet #1: Story #1 “Shark Week: A Week of Fun and Excitement” with annotation guide, Comprehension Questions, Comparing Sources Tasks
Booklet #2: Story #2 “All About Sharks: Creatures of the Deep” with annotation guide, Comprehension Questions, Comparing Sources Tasks
Booklet #3: Paired Passages Comparing Sources Questions and Activities
This resource is perfect for review, test prep, and teaching paired passages. It is recommended for grades 4+, though it can be completed with many 3rd graders when given assistance.
These are almost completely black and white for easy printing.
Suggested answers included for answers that are not opinion-based.