Books and Passages

What's the Big Idea about Archaeology?

Passage

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

Grade: 4
Lexile Level: 840L
Domain: World History, Geography & Societies
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

Questions for this text can be found in the Paired Text tab.


Paired Text Lesson

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/passages-meet-ologist-chuck-spencer_files.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/passages-close-zapotec-urn_files.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/paired/archaeology_text_set_0.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set 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

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.

User Comments

I am loving these short, high interest articles that I use with a small group of fourth grade students.

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Great for reading in context with 4th graders! Thank you.

A very good article for 4th grade social studies.
Thank you very much.

Excellent article for 7th grade social studies. Thank you.