RI.3.9 Compare and Contrast Nonfiction



This RI.3.9 Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts 3rd grade reading unit is full of standards-based lesson plans, Lexile passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RI3.9. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the unit is still valuable to use when teaching 3rd grade students to find similarities and differences between two informational texts on the same topic.
Please check out the preview to see ALL the ‘Compare and Contrast Informational Texts’ resources that you’re getting!
In the pack you will receive:
  • 3 Mini Lessons
  • 8 Graphic Organizers / Worksheets
  • 10 (5 sets) Lexile leveled Passages (levels listed below)
  • 6 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.
  • Recipe: Beef Tacos (610L) and Recipe: Chicken Quesadillas (610L)
  • The Appalachian Trail (780L) and The Continental Divide (780L)
  • Life on the Titanic (790L) and The Night the Titanic Sank (790L)
  • How Video Games Help (850L) and How Video Games Hurt (850L)
  • A Friendly Ocean Animal (750L) and A Fierce Ocean Animal (770L)
  • Cold Climate Penguins (630L) and Warm Climate Penguins (700L)
  • Assessment Reading #1- Nocturnal Flying Bird- 760L
  • Assessment Reading #2- Nocturnal Flying Mammal- 780L
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in 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
  • If you’re interested in using only the digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers, you can buy the 3rd Grade Digital bundle here. This only comes with digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers.
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