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38.14 MB | 150 + FULL answer keys, instructions, etc. pages
FIFTY original 1st grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to the Common Core. Each passage falls within the Lexile Level of 250-490. The Lexile Level is marked at the top of each passage.
Standards RL.1.1, RL.1.2, Rl.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.6, RL.1.7 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standard RL.1.5 is extra special. It has total of TEN dedicated passages – FIVE are fiction and FIVE are informational texts (with related topics!). This is so your students can compare compare and contrast fiction vs. non-fiction. Standard RL.1.9 is also special (you know, the one where you compare similar characters in two texts) because it also has TEN passages so that your students can compare away!
RIGOROUS AND COMMON CORE ALIGNED
Each passage has TWO pages of carefully written and consistent close reading tasks and text dependent questions. The first page of tasks are specifically aligned to the standard identified at the top of the page. The second page of activities is a spiral of all the 1st Grade RL standards. This is perfect for holding those kids accountable for everything they have already learned! No skill slipping on your watch!
WHAT CAN THIS BE USED FOR?
This is perfect for class wide close reading, assessments, guided reading groups, or homework. Your students must refer to the text and provide textual evidence of their understanding.
CAREFULLY CRAFTED READING PASSAGES
Each passage falls within the Lexile level of 250-490, which is perfect for your readers who are ready for the challenge of close reading! These are not meant to be independent work unless your readers are VERY strong. Most 1st grade students will need teacher guidance and support to work through the activities because they require a lot DIGGING DEEP!
If you have purchased my BESTSELLING 2nd Grade Common Core Close Reading Literature Passages and Activities, please note that nearly 70% of passages are the same. They have only been modified for less text complexity and to better match the 1st grade standards. However, you will see that the questions and tasks on each of these products are completely different and completely aligned to the 1st grade level standards.