RL.1.5 Fiction Vs Nonfiction



This RL.1.5 Fiction Vs Nonfiction unit is packed full of standards-based lesson plans, professionally Lexiled passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RL1.5. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teaching the qualities of fiction and nonfiction and how they compare.

*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The passages and graphic organizers are now created in Google Slides. You can get access to the digital versions on page 5 of the PDF. (The lesson plans, small group activities, and assessments are not digitally converted at this time.)*

Please check out the preview to see ALL that you’re getting!

In the first grade RL1.5 pack you will receive:

  • 3 Mini Lessons
  • 9 Graphic Organizers
  • 8 Lexile leveled Passages (levels listed below)
  • 4 Interactive Pieces (for notebook or plain paper)
  • 8 Task Cards
  • 1 Summative Assessment
  • Answer Keys for certain lesson plan activities, all passages, and assessment

The reading passages and assessments are now professionally leveled by Lexile.

  • Going Scuba Diving- 460L
  • Bridges- 380L
  • Tomatoes- 430L
  • Eggs- 490L
  • The Shocking Eel- 400L
  • Firehouses- 430L
  • Rainbows- 490L
  • Macaws- 430L
  • Assessment Reading #1- 470L
  • Assessment Reading #2- 470L

If you’re interested in using only the digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers, you can buy the 1st Grade Digital bundle here. This only comes with digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers.


Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

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This RL.1.5 Fiction Vs Nonfiction purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses here. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at [email protected].