A comprehension activity about superstitions.
“Is it really unlucky when a black cat crosses in front of you? Is it true that something bad will happen if you walk under a ladder? Most of us have all heard these superstitions at some stage, but do you really believe them?”
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- 1 fact sheet
- 1 comprehension question page worksheet
- 1 answer sheet.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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