Books and Passages

Famous African Americans - Duke Ellington


Grade: 3
Lexile Level: 510L
Domain: Arts, Culture, and Religion
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy


This Passage & Question Set align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards:

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.

Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

User Comments

Thanks! It's been difficult to find several reading levels on the same topic for special holidays/celebrations -especially Black History Month! Your multi-grade selections address that beautifully.