Grade 1 Reading Information - Text Differences
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Grade 1 Reading Information - Text Differences

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Even if two texts are written on the same topic, there will be some differences. However, they will also have some similarities. It is important for students to identify those similarities and differences in those texts. These may include illustrations, descriptions, and procedures. In this quiz, the students will look at different types of texts and illustrations to determine the similarities and differences between them.

Text 1 - Farm List

1. Feed the pigs.
2. Pet the pigs.
3. Clean the pig pen.
4. Fill the water bin.
5. Feed the chickens.
6. Get the chickens' eggs.
7. Feed the pigs again.
8. Let the chickens out.

Story 2 - Farm Story

A farm is land. People use it to grow crops. They may also keep animals on the farm. Farmers are the people on the farm. The animals are used for food. Farmers may eat their food or sell it. Farmers work lots of hours. Farmers may have chickens, cows, sheep and pigs. Farmers may have other animals too. Chickens are found mostly on farms. They lay eggs.

Story 3 - Peaches

Peaches are sweet and fuzzy fruits. They taste good. You have to peel the fruit first. Peaches are grown in the south. Peaches have lots of Vitamin C in them. Peaches grow on trees. In the center of a peach is a pit. You do not eat the pit. Peaches are orange and red in color.

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1.
Read Text 1 - Farm List and Story 2 - Farm Story above.
Which text lets you know that eggs come from chickens?
Text 1.
Story 2.
Both Text 1 and Story 2.
None of them.
Both texts describes chickens and eggs in some way.
2.
Read Text 1 - Farm List and Story 2 - Farm Story above.
What do you learn from Text 1?
Farmers sell their food.
Farmers live on farms.
Pigs live in pens.
Animals are used for food.
Only the first text explains that pigs live in pens.
3.
Read Text 1 - Farm List and Story 2 - Farm Story above.
What do you learn from Story 2?
Farm animals need water.
Farmers need to pet the pigs.
Pigs are fed two times a day.
Farmers work a lot.
Describing that farmers work a lot is only stated in Story 2.
4.
Read Text 1 - Farm List and Story 2 - Farm Story above.
What do farmers do with the food they grow?
Give it to friends.
Sell it.
Feed it to the animals.
Throw it away.
Farmers sometimes will sell the food they grow or eat it.
5.
Read Text 1 - Farm List and Story 2 - Farm Story above.
What is the first job you should do on the farm?
Feed the pigs.
Pet the pigs.
Fill the water bin.
Get the chickens' eggs.
The first job listed is to feed the pigs.
6.
Read Story 3 - Peaches above and look at the photo below.
What can you make with peaches?
A tree.
Ice cream.
Cake.
Pie.
From the photo, it shows that you can make peach pie.
7.
Read Story 3 - Peaches and look at the photo below.
What else can you make with peaches?
A tree.
Ice cream.
Cake.
Pie.
The photo shows ice cream made from peaches.
8.
Read Story 3 - Peaches above.
You want to eat a peach. What do you do first?
Smell it.
Eat it.
Peel it.
Take the pit out.
In order to eat a peach, you must peel the fruit first.
9.
Read Story 3 - Peaches above and look at the photo below..
Which lets you know the color of peaches?
Story 3 - Peaches.
Photo.
Both Story 3 and the photo.
None of them.
Both Story 3 and the photo let the reader know that peaches are both red and orange in color.
10.
Read Story 3 - Peaches above and look at the photo below.
Which lets you know there is a pit in a peach?
Story 3 - Peaches.
The photo.
Both Story 3 and the photo.
None of them.
Only Story 3 states that there is a pit in the middle of the peach. The photo does not show a pit.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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