50% Off for 4/5 and 4/6. In this unit you will find 9 original Insect Themed Passages. Each text has FIVE corresponding activities. Making usable for Common Core homework. This unit is aligned to 3rd Grade standards. Full Answer Key is included!
Each text has THREE pages of text dependent questions aligned to Common Core categories. Students must cite text evidence to answer the text based questions. Each passage also comes with one graphic organizer and one opinion/creative/text based writing sheet.
Each text addresses at least five Common Core Third Grade Standards.
1. Antacular: Lexile 770
2. Fly Away: Lexile 770
3. Cockroaches: Lexile 770
4. Worker Bee: Lexile 750
5. Butterflies and Moths: Lexile 760
6. Dragonflies and Damselflies: Lexile 760
7. Grasshoppers or Locusts: Lexile 750
8. Ladybugs: Lexile 760
9. Preying Mantis: Lexile 760
Because each passage has FIVE
corresponding pages--- you can utilize this unit for weekly homework. It could come out to 9 weeks of homework. Or you could use some for close reads and others for homework!
Standards are printed on each page. Each response page for each passage is corrugated by Form A, Form B, Form C and then there's the graphic organizer. The Form A,B,C are on the bottom right of each page.
The description for the larger unit that this unit is inside of is below. Take a look at the product description for the larger unit below or click here
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This Insect Unit can be used to assess RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.8.
The three pages of TDQs are organized by category.
Form A is Key Ideas and Details: RI.1, RI.2, RI.3
Form B is Craft and Structure: RI.4, RI.5, RI.6
Form C is Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: RI.7, RI.8
This non-fiction/ informational text unit can be utilized for standards based grading. The text dependent questions challenge and enrich.
This unit is in this larger unit. Click here to check it out!
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Designed for Close Reading
: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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