Weekly Nonfiction Reading Passages



This Weekly Nonfiction Reading Passages unit comes with 30 weeks of week-long nonfiction reading comprehension activities. These can also be used for close reading practice. There is an introduction to each day’s tasks at the beginning of the product, plus three general graphic organizers in case you want to supplement Asking Questions, Main Idea/Detail, and Fact Finding.


*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The resource is now created in Google Slides. You can get access to the digital versions on page 6 of the PDF.*


Each week of Weekly Nonfiction Reading Passages has 4 days of activities.


Day 1:

-Teacher reads story aloud

-Student annotates with pencil


Day 2:

-Partner reading &Talk Time

-Work on Vocabulary


Day 3:

-Independent Reading

-Text-Dependent Questions


Day 4:

-Cumulative Writing Activity


30 Nonfiction Passages:

-Astronauts, Moon, Sun, Earth, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Snow, Rain, Thunderstorms, Baseball, Soccer, Football, Vegetables, Fruit, Farms, National Parks, Rainforests, Caves, Deserts, Arctic, Swamps, U.S. Money, Technology, Airplanes, Dinosaurs, Whales, Elephants, Giraffes


Here are other Close Reading products:

Fall Close Reading- 14 passages

Winter Close Reading- 14 passages

Spring Close Reading- 14 passages

Summer Close Reading- 10 passages


This Weekly Nonfiction Reading Passages Unit purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you want to share with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses here. Please contact me for a site license quote at [email protected].