The Drive to Win
A Reading Comprehension Passage by Common Core Texts

In my experience as a high school basketball coach, there are two kinds of players that create a winning team: players with talent and players with drive. While I’ll readily take either on my team, if I am able to choose, I’ll pick the player with drive every time. I can spot talented players from a mile away. They usually …

A High-Tech Scavenger Hunt
A Reading Comprehension Passage by Common Core Texts

As the entertainment technology in our homes becomes more advanced, there are fewer reasons than ever to leave the house and enjoy nature. In general, the games on our phones, computers, and televisions keep us glued to the couch. However, there is an exception to this rule. It is called geocaching, and it is a fun activity that mixes technology …