This resource helps ELs make strong connections with a simple fiction text. After reading a short story, students will think about how they can connect with the text and use sentence frames to explain their thinking.
Main characters would be lost without their supporting characters! Use this reading comprehension worksheet to compare and contrast characters from classic novels using a graphic organizer and paragraph excerpts.
Not all reading comprehension questions are created equal: some are easily answered by reading the text, while others require looking beyond the text to make inferences. This worksheet teaches students how to ask both kinds of questions as they read.