by Rachel Lynette
4th - 7th Grade
This FREE functional text passage is a FUN way to engage students in real world reading!
FREE real-world reading passage:
- Rosie S. Feline's Job Application Letter
This resource is called "Real World Reading with a TWIST" because while it is a real life example of functional text, the content is funny, engaging, and will have your students wanting to read more!
This passage includes 4 worksheets. (Check out the preview for a closer look!)
will help your students to fully explore the text and includes vocabulary, author’s purpose as well as other skills such as main idea, inference, prediction, point of view etc. Many of these questions require a constructed response and answers may vary by student.
is an optional “Your Turn” activity in which students are given the opportunity to write a passage of their own in the same style as the one given. While this could be used with the whole class, it could also be used for early finishers and students who need a little more of a challenge.
is an alternative to the first two. This page is easy to grade because all the answer responses are matching or multiple choice. Use this page if you have less time or need a simpler, more concrete activity. It also could be used for assessment. This page is easily identified by its lack of a border.
If you like this resource, check out our collection of real world reading!
Answer Keys Included.
- Google Slides
- Easel Activity (with audio support)
- Easel Assessment - self-grading quick check (with audio support)
This product is happily brought to you by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack of Minds in Bloom
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