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Citing Evidence & Inference RL.6.1 & 7.1 Leveled Reading Comprehension Passages


Invest in your students’ success and unlock their full potential with these Lexile®-Leveled Close Reading Passages. This product offers four interesting and engaging close-reading stories with varying Lexile® levels, along with informative anchor charts and a range of comprehension questions designed specifically for 6th and 7th-grade students. This product concentrates on the Common Core standard, Reading Literature 6.1 & 7.1, which requires students to cite evidence from the text to support their analysis of both explicit and implicit information in the literature. By emphasizing the importance of understanding both implicit and explicit meaning, citing textual evidence, and making inferences, these activities can help strengthen critical reading skills when reading short stories or novels.

This product is perfect for…

  • Reading Skills Review
  • Centers & Stations
  • State Test Review
  • Homework
  • Introduction into literature

⭐ Lexile-Leveled Passages – I used Lexile.com to make sure these passages are leveled properly for your 6th and 7th-grade students. The passages range from 810L – 1400L.

⭐ Common Core Questions – Crafted reading comprehension questions that accompany each passage. These thought-provoking questions cover a wide spectrum of skills, including identifying explicit details, inferring meaning, drawing conclusions, and analyzing text evidence. Designed to foster critical thinking, spur discussion, and inspire deep text exploration, these questions will sharpen students’ comprehension abilities.

⭐ Color-Coding Evidence – The following passages and questions require your students to demonstrate their answers by color-coding the supporting evidence found within the text.

In this product, you will receive:

1. Implicit & Explicit Information Anchor Chart

2. Inference Anchor Chart

3. 6th Grade Practice Passage & Reading Comprehension Questions

4. 7th Grade Practice Passage & Reading Comprehension Questions

5. 6th Grade Assessment Passage & Reading Comprehension Questions

6. 7th Grade Practice Passage & Reading Comprehension Questions

7. Answer Keys

8. PDF & Digital Files Included!

9. BONUS-Learn how to enlarge the anchor charts to posters!

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