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Freebie: Are you looking to improve your students' written responses to open-ended questions? Do your students struggle with writing summaries or identifying the main idea? Do your students need extra practice with comprehension? This back to school themed reading passage and comprehension question freebie will be sure to help!

**Check out these BACK TO SCHOOL READING PASSAGES!!!**Click here for a Back To School Reading PassagesDuring the first week of school we tend to read lots of back to school books to our students. This is a great way to integrate reading skills into back-to-school reading.

Reading Fluency - aligned with 1st - 3rd CCSS

December Reading Passages

Fun non-fiction December reading passages! Great for warm ups, homework or reading groups. Reading include Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Hanukkah, Christmas Traditions, Reindeer, Arctic Animals, Wright Brothers Day, Hibernation $

Monthly Reading Comprehension Passages

Cover all the important days and events of the year in these fun reading comprehension passages. These worksheets are filled with fun, historical facts plus comprehension questions. Use them as a quick warm up, in a reading center or any other time you want to include a fun lesson about a holiday, season or a special day in history.

This download includes FOUR FREE text evidence passages to sample and try out! I've included one passage from each of my four seasonal text evidence reading packs!

Free Back to School Writing Activity for 3rd - 5th Grade. This free writing activity is a fun way for students to create a list of their favorite items to use during writing workshops throughout the school year. Using the templates that I have included your students will create lists of their favorite things from home and from school, as well as conduct an interest survey. These pages will serve as an excellent resource during daily writing lessons or journal writing sessions.