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Easy Cloze Reading Comprehension Passages Functional Words Special Education


Enhance early reading comprehension skills with these engaging and accessible Science of Reading cloze passages. Designed specifically for students in special education using 20 functional common language words, this easy-to-use resource provides targeted practice in a fun format.

Help students thrive in reading comprehension with these Science of Reading cloze passages!


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Why this?

✅ Promotes understanding, retention, and language development.
✅ Each sentence or passage includes strategically removed words, allowing students to fill in the blanks and reinforce their comprehension skills
✅ Ideal for individual or group activities
✅ A valuable addition to your special education toolkit


➕ WHAT'S INCLUDED? PDF with digital links and printables …
✅ Digital activities: Boom™ Cards, Google™ Slides, and Easel™ Activities
       ► 20 slides of single sentences, one for each target word
       ► 4 slides of Kindergarten-level reading paragraph, each with 5 target words
✅ Print activities: 50 pages of flashcards and worksheets
       ► 20 target functional words and includes Fry high-frequency words and easy CVC words to complete the sentences
       ► Flashcards: 20 target functional words • 6-to-a-page • Includes 100 Fry words and 35 CVC words to create sentences
       ► Sentences with one missing word and a word bank of 3
       ► Paragraph story (Kindergarten level) with 5 missing words and a word bank of 5
       ► Match the sentence to the pictures (5 sentences on a page)

Target 20 functional words: apple, baby, ball, bed, bird, bubbles, car, cat, clock, cookie, cow, dad, dog, duck, eat, eye, hat, horse, mom, pig



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