RI.2.9 Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Passages



This RI.2.9 Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Passages 2nd grade reading unit is full of standards-based lesson plans, Lexile passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RI2.9. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the unit is still valuable to use when teaching students to compare and contrast two nonfiction texts on similar topics.
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In the pack you will receive:
  • 3 Mini Lessons
  • 7 Graphic Organizers
  • 16 (8 sets) Lexile leveled Passages (levels listed below)
  • 4 Interactive Pieces (for notebook or plain paper)
  • 12 Task Cards for any text
  • 1 Summative Assessment (with answer key)
  • Answer Keys for certain lesson plan activities, all passages, and assessment
The reading passages and assessments are now professionally leveled by Lexile.
  • Making Guacamole (580L) and Making Salsa (570L
  • Clownfish (530L) and Lionfish (570L)
  • All About Tornadoes (640L) and Staying Safe (650L)
  • iPods (550L) and iPads (570L)
  • How Video Games Help (660L) and How Video Games Hurt (690L)
  • Recycling Our Way to a Cleaner Earth (600L) and Reusing Our Way to a Cleaner Earth (670L)
  • A Friendly Ocean Animal (680L) and A Fierce Ocean Animal (660L)
  • Warm Weather Penguins (570L) and Cold Weather Penguins (530L)
  • Assessment Reading #1 (A Nocturnal Flying Bird)- 460L
  • Assessment Reading #2 (A Nocturnal Flying Mammal)- 490L
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic
There are digital components included in this resource. The following pieces of this resource have a link on page 5 to the Google Slides conversion!
  • passages
  • graphic organizers
  • assessment
  • This unit comes with digital versions of both the passages and graphic organizers. If you’re interested in using only the digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers, you can buy the 2nd Grade Digital bundle here. This only comes with digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers.
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