Ready to teach literary nonfiction, but need practice passages? This packet includes an original biographical passage and 9 corresponding questions about Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim across the English Channel. This is perfect to use for nonfiction comprehension practice with your 4th or 5th graders!
The text is rigorous, so you may want to use it in class with students in small groups. However, you can also use it as a homework assignment or assessment.
The printable version includes a horizontal format and a vertical format. A digital version is also included in Google Slides™.
Questions focus on a variety of nonfiction reading skills as well as word analysis strategies.