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February Reading Passages – Activities and Anchor Charts


This resource is delivered digitally. You will receive a link to download via Google Drive.


Are you looking for engaging reading comprehension practice for the month of February? These reading passages cover a variety of comprehension skills for upper grades students. There are 4 fiction and 4 nonfiction passages included in this resource. High-interest topics like animal relationships, marsupials, sleep, and more are included!


Do you ever feel like you are just handing your students a passage to work on without actually taking time to teach a specific reading skill? Look no further for the perfect resource! Not only does this include 8 passages, but there are also anchor chart posters that help teach the skills. You can use these as part of your instruction, or print them and put them in student notebooks as a reference tool!


✏️What’s Included:✏️

  • 8 Reading Passages (4 Fiction, 4 Nonfiction)
  • Text-Dependent Comprehension Questions (Multiple Choice & Written Response)
  • 8 Anchor Chart Posters to teach the skills of each passage
  • 8 Graphic Organizer/Activities
  • Paired Passages Graphic Organizer so students can compare facts found in two of the passages
  • Answer Keys


Nonfiction Passages Included & Skills Covered:

  • Magnificent Marsupials (Main Idea & Details)
  • Honest Look at Homework (Author’s Point of View)
  • Stupendous Slumber (Cause & Effect in a Scientific Text)
  • Animal Relationships (Text Structure: Problem / Solution)


Fiction Passages Included & Skills Covered:

  • Candy Gram Mix-Up (Story Elements / Plot)
  • Watch Out For The Sun & Just Tri-It (Compare / Contrast Stories)
  • Sensible Sleep (Point of View)
  • A Retelling of Stone Soup (Theme/Summarize)




Answer keys are included and black & white versions are provided as well.


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