Another Place to Find Paired Passages

Published On: June 20th, 2018·By ·

Many state assessments for students include paired passages. This tool provides helpful examples of paired text to with students.

This 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video outlines paired text resources at Newsela. Many students struggle with paired passages, especially students that struggle with reading. These resources help make your job as a teacher just a bit easier.

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Can you see yourself using some of these texts in your classroom? Let me know if you found this article helpful; leave a comment below.

Another Place to Find Paired PassagesInterested in more resources for your students? Check out some of our reading and writing articles, and take a look at this on-demand online training session:

Reading Across the Content Areas with Digital Devices. Would you like to discover some free and low-cost technology tools and strategies for your digital readers? This fast-paced session features big ideas and “ready-for-tomorrow” tips perfect for K-12 students and customizable for your learning objectives. The goal of this session is to help you understand the power of technology in the hands of digital readers through the presentation of a series of tools in the context of classroom learning experiences. Join Dr. Monica Burns, author of Taming the Wild Text, as she shares her favorites tools for Chromebooks, iPads, tablets, and any device you have as you help readers across subject areas tame the wild text.

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About Our “Paired Passages” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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