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July Reading Comprehension Passages | Summer REVIEW

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Get ready to review literacy skills this July in a way that’s FUN for students and EASY to prep! These July reading comprehension passages are part of a monthly resource to teach and review essential reading and writing skills! It’s the perfect summer review packet!

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This resource includes FOUR original, high-interest reading passages with a heavy focus on a specific reading skill. Two texts are fiction, and two are informational. (One of the fiction passages is an original poem!)

Each original text includes FIVE days of reading tasks (for a total of 20 days!) 

  1. Day One – Read, annotate, and evaluate an original text
  2. Day Two – Graphic organizer that focuses on the skill of the week
  3. Day Three – Using pictures to teach and review the reading skill
  4. Day Four – Read and respond to questions
  5. Day Five – Writing prompts

Each page has been created with a clean design and easy-to-read fonts so it’s simple to use!

June Literacy Skill of the Week Covers the Following Skills:

  • Reading Skill Focus: Determining Relevant Information
  • Grammar Focus: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs
  • Poetry Focus – Symbolism and Allusion in Poetry
  • Writing Focus: Creative Writing

*Use any combination of days to fit your needs!*

NOTE: This resource also reviews the skills covered in August through May but is suitable to start now.

July Story and Passage Topics:

  • Time for Chocolate (Fiction )
  • Independence Day (Fiction Poetry)
  • Sun-Loving Animals (Nonfiction)
  • Postal Service Around the World (Nonfiction)

Each page has been created with a clean design and easy-to-read fonts to make them more accessible to all students.

Once a skill has been introduced, it will be reviewed periodically throughout subsequent months and weeks as well.

Literacy Skill of the Week is perfect for…

  • Weekly instruction or practice
  • Weekly homework
  • Center work
  • Morning work
  • Intervention
  • Test Prep
  • Spiral Review

Monthly Topics: While each month’s passage and story topics revolve loosely around the given season, most passages and stories can be used throughout the year for extra practice!

Need DIGITAL? We’ve got you covered! A digital, interactive, version is also included! It was created in Google Slides and is ready for Google Classroom.

Answer Keys Included

Grade Levels: This resource is best for grades 4 and 5.

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July Reading Comprehension Passages | Summer REVIEW