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The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction

The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
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The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction
The Night Sky - Science - Paired Texts - Fiction to Nonfiction

Reading Comprehension | Science | Fiction/Nonfiction Pairing | The Night Sky

Supports Best Practices in Reading by Pairing Science-Based Nonfiction Stories with Fiction Stories on the Same Topic!
Each exciting and fact-filled story is accompanied by a dynamic, colorful, realistic illustration that brings the story to life and enhances the content. The nonfiction story gives a detailed, scientific explanation of the topic. The matching fiction story makes the topic relatable to everyday life.


Reading Skills
Follow-up questions and activities help build important comprehension skills and strategies shared by and unique to nonfiction and fiction stories. By reading the stories and completing the accompanying activities, students will have a much greater understanding of these two key genres of reading.


"The Night Sky"
This nonfiction story sets up the fiction story with interesting facts about the planets and stars we see in the night sky.


"A Little Cosmic Dust"
The fiction story tells about a young boy’s fascination with the stars and his hope to discover some “cosmic dust” that may have come from outer space!


Questions & Activities
Each story is followed by who, what, when, where, why, and how type questions.
Additional skill-specific questions for each story include: Main Idea, Locating Information, Fact or Opinion, Sequencing, Cause & Effect, Conclusion, Inference,
Summarizing, and Picture Interpretation.


Vocabulary activities include: vocabulary matching, word search, and context.


Details:
Each short story is between 340 and 350 words and is written at a 3.7 to 4.5 reading level according to the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Scale. The interest level is grades 3 and up.


Contents Include:
• 2 high-interest, illustrated, short stories
• 10 pages of questions and activities
• Glossary
• Answer Key
• 18 total pages

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