Books and Passages

A Lion in the Bedroom


Grade: 2
Lexile Level: 570L
Text Type: Literary
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

Grade: 2
Lexile Level: 570L
Text Type: Literary
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy



Paired Text Lesson
These texts have been paired because they are both stories with a fantastical element.


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

Passage & Question Set

Vocabulary Material

Paired Text

Full Standards Descriptions

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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