Countdown to Opening Night

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Authentic Informational Text, Lexile 1120
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Closely read the authentic text 'Countdown to Opening Night' citing textual evidence to answer research-based comprehension questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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Countdown to Opening Night (ReadWorks)

A playwright does which of the following?  
The producer can make money from a play. Which evidence from the text supports this conclusion? 
There are a number of different professionals involved in the creation of a play.   Use evidence from the text to support this statement.   
Describe what happens during the rehearsal phase known as “blocking.” 
Read the following sentences from the passage:“Line rehearsals are next up as the show’s opening night begins to loom.  The actors are all expected to know their lines by heart by a certain date.  Though they might not have even tried on their costumes yet, it is important that actors be ‘off-book’ so that they can work with the director on smaller details.”   The term “off-book” means the actors 
End of Passage Quiz 
Explain whether it is important for the cast and crew to rehearse together by using at least one example from the text.