Refugee by Alan Gratz Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages

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Are you teaching Refugee by Alan Gratz and looking for an opportunity to build background knowledge and strengthen real-world connections? Check out my Refugee Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages for novel-based informational text passages with standards-aligned comprehension checks.

This paired passage set includes four nonfiction texts that provide critical background information to complement events in the novel.

Description

Check out more information on these Refugee Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages below.

►  Why Pair Fiction and Nonfiction?

  • Build critical background knowledge for ELLs & Tier II Students
  • Bridge the gap between fiction & nonfiction
  • Expose students to a wide variety of literature
  • Build vocabulary

What’s Included?

  • 4 High-Interest Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages
  • 1000-1200 Lexile Level
  • 700-1000 Words Each
  • CCSS-Aligned
  • Audio Files of Each Passage
  • Print and Digital Versions

Nonfiction Passages Include:

  • The Refugee Crisis
  • Fidel Castro & Cuba
  • World War II
  • The Syrian Civil War

You can use these Refugee Paired Texts in a variety of ways: 

– Use as a pre-reading activity to set the scene,

– Spread out throughout the novel to spiral nonfiction standards,

– Incorporate as station activities

✎ For extra teaching ideas, click here to read my full blog post on using Refugee in your classroom!

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Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.6, RI.6.8, RI.5.10

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, RI.6.8, RI.6.10

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.10

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.6, RI.8.10

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