Books and Passages

A Day at the Zoo

Passage

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/lessons/a_day_at_the_zoo_1220_passage_and_questions_0.pdf

Grade: 7
Lexile Level: 1220L
Domain: Life Science
Text Type: Literary
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/answer_key/a_day_at_the_zoo_1220_answers.pdf

Grade: 7
Lexile Level: 1220L
Domain: Life Science
Text Type: Literary
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

Vocabulary

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_12760.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_12761.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/pages/vocabulary_worksheet_2-8.pdf

Paired Text Lesson

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/passages-homo-sapiens_files.pdf
These texts have been paired because they both explore the topic of zoos.
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/paired/ptqs_day_zoo_homo_sapiens.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set, related Vocabulary materials, and Paired Text 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

Paired Text
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.9

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.9
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

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

Great passages to pair. This saves time, instead of searching for a paired passage it has already been done by ReadWorks! THANK YOU!!!

The passages are very good test prep questions. My students find them interesting.

this is very boring thing as a parent for my child

I LOVE THIS PLACE. NOT ONLY IS IT USE FRIENDLY BUT i LOVE THE INTERESTING ARTICLES. I am not shouting, I am excited about how easy it is to have at my fingertips to use with my varied caseload:)

Very good

It is so helpful for my kids. Thank you so much!

Thanks a lot

Thanks so much! The questions were brilliant!!!

Why!! This is just a swell article!! AMAZING:)

My favorite worksheet of all! very helpful and my class enjoys it.

This is so useful!

Thank you very much as a parent I needed something to help my two boys out and be able to work with them individually to improve their reading comprehension.

thanks

I have been using this site for about six months or more and have been exploring what it has to offer. Undoubtedly, I really and truly love this it. It is so informational and I would definitely share it.
Thank you so much for such a wonderful website and I appreciate the time and efforts you put into making it a reality for teachers.
Thank you once again and may God continue to bless you intellectually, physically, and spiritually.

7/30/14

This is an awesome site!!!!!!!!!!!!

I love it so much!

Thanks! I paired this with "The Comeback" and wrote some of my own questions to review Figure 19 F.