Partial Eclipse

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Authentic Literary Text, Lexile 920
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Closely read the authentic text 'Partial Eclipse' citing textual evidence to answer research-based comprehension questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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Partial Eclipse (ReadWorks)

What does the word partial mean in this sentence?  
According to the passage, what is a solar eclipse? 
Marcus shows an interest in astronomy; _______, Mr. Baker lets him borrow his telescope to watch the eclipse.  
What happens to the telescope after the baseball hits it? 
Give an example of a petty, or unimportant, problem in Marcus’s life and explain what makes it petty, using evidence from the story. 
Reread the quotation from the previous question. Give an example of something in Marcus’s life that is “far more important” than a petty problem. Explain what makes it important, using evidence from the story. 
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