Reading Comprehension: Guinness Book of World Records

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If your learners are curious about human achievement, superlatives, or esoteric trivia, the Guinness Book of Records is a way to tap into instrinsic motivation and relevance. Here's an informational reading that will grab their attention while they practice comprehension strategies, making inferences, vocabulary development, and test prep. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have individual research a topic of interest
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource may be used to model how to draw inferences, as guided practice, or as an assessment
Pros

  • Seven multiple choice questions on comprehension, inference, vocabulary and more follow the reading
  • Includes detailed explanations for answers to each question
Cons

  • None