Books and Passages

A Date with Rachmaninov

Passage

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/lessons/a_date_with_rachmaninov_910_passage_and_questions.pdf

Grade: 7
Lexile Level: 910L
Domain: Arts, Culture, and Religion
Text Type: Literary
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy


http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/answer_key/a_date_with_rachmaninov_910_answers.pdf

Grade: 7
Lexile Level: 910L
Domain: Arts, Culture, and Religion
Text Type: Literary
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy


Vocabulary

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_15292.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/pages/vocabulary_worksheet_2-8.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set and related Vocabulary materials align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards:

Passage & Question Set
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

Vocabulary Material
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6

Full Standards Descriptions


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

User Comments

Love Rachmaninov and the opportunity to pass his name and work along...

My students and I enjoyed the story.

Nice time elapse feature; served as good discussion segway for reader/writer.

awesome story

I love the story

nice story