A comprehension task paired with an article about the history of Halloween.
Your students will love learning a little history about Halloween with this comprehension task!
This resource includes:
- 1 fact sheet
- 2 comprehension question page worksheets
- 1 answer sheet.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
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 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.
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