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June Close Reading Comprehension Passages | 3rd Grade & 4th Grade

June Close Reading Comprehension Passages | 3rd Grade & 4th Grade

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A book with ten close reading passages focused on key events in June or famous figures that were either born or died in the month. Each activity has an informational text with comprehension and grammar questions followed by an extension task, followed by a crossword puzzle and wordsearch activity.

The NO PREP reading comprehension activities are perfect for students in third grade or fourth grade. Students will learn about world history whilst developing their comprehension skills.

The book includes individual activities on:

  • The record-breaking Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal, who was born on the 3rd June 1986.
  • The famous English king who ruled during the Revolutionary War, King George III, who was born on the 4th June 1738.
  • The famous World War II battle, the Battle of Midway, which began on the 4th June 1942.
  • The first African American woman to be admitted into NASAs astronaut program, Mae Jemison, who joined on the 4th June 1987.
  • The recently deceased husband to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, who was born on the 10th June 1921.
  • The famous German-born diarist of World War II, Anne Frank, who was born on the 12th June 1929.
  • The Enigma code breaking English mathematician, Alan Turing, who was born on the 23rd June 1912.
  • The famous American Olympic star, Wilma Rudolph, who was born on the 23rd June 1940.
  • The famous Argentinian soccer superstar, Lionel Messi, who was born on the 24th June 1987.
  • The record-breaking American Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps, who was born on the 30th June 1985.


Included in this PDF printable resource:

  • Ten informational texts
  • Each with a comprehension activity with ten questions
  • Each with grammar questions about the text
  • Each with an extension writing activity
  • Answer sheets for self-assessment or teacher use
  • Each with a crossword puzzle & wordsearch to consolidate learning


This resource is great for:

  • In class learning
  • Independent work
  • Homework
  • Guided reading sessions
  • Assessment practice
  • Reading interventions
  • Emergency sub plans

The activity requires NO PREP; it has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers and answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.



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