Paired Texts | Paired Passages Local Government | Distance Learning


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**Printable packet to send home!** Integrating and answering questions from two texts on the same topic can be difficult for students. Easily teach reading and comparing paired texts with this unit on Local Government.

In this unit, students will learn about how local governments are organized, the important jobs within local governments, and how local governments keep cities safe and running smoothly.

Essential Question: How do residents within a city benefit from having a local government?

Students will:

  • analyze 2 informational texts with a similar theme and topic
  • find common details about each topic
  • determine which details in both texts are important
  • compare the details in the text to find which are different
  • combine the information from both texts to meet the purpose for writing or speaking

Included in download:

  • Overview – Teacher Guide
  • Paired Texts
  • Pocket Chart Vocabulary with pictures and definitions
  • Vocabulary Practice – Making Meaning and Applying Vocabulary
  • Summarize and compare text with 2 different graphic organizers
  • Reading Comprehension Text Dependent Questions – multiple choice and constructed response
  • Written Response

Answer Keys Included!

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