Animals Reading Comprehension & Questions Bundle

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2nd - 3rd
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    Now you can have animal reading comprehension and questions for the whole year with this bundle. It includes a collection of 10 units each with Informational Text, a Story and a Poem for the whole year.

    The animals included in this bundle are:

    → Bats

    → Turkeys

    → Reindeer

    → Polar Bears

    → Seals

    → Lions

    → Butterflies

    → Bees

    → Sharks

    → Elephants

    Every product in this bundle includes:

    3 Types of Text

    Each month your students will read about the animals through 3 Types of Text: informational text, a fictional story, and a poem. The story and the poem are original works that I've written especially for this product. I've also provided two ways to interact with the informational text: Magazine Style with two columns per page and Full page which can be used for close reading and annotating.


    Mini-lessons will vary by month. Some examples of mini-lessons included are:

    •Accessing Prior Knowledge


    •Previewing the Text

    •Text Structure

    •Poetry Elements


    •Student Discussion Activities


    Each literature type has 4-7 printables that are Common Core aligned and cover many of the ELA standards within the 3 major clusters: Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.

    The following topics are covered in the printables:

    •Comprehension/Purpose of the Text

    •Comprehension-Sketch It

    •Main Idea and Details

    •Text Features

    •Meaning of Words

    •Compare and Contrast

    •Author’s Message


    •Story Structure

    •Character Analyzing

    •Analyzing Events


    •Facts and Details

    •Analyzing Poetry

    All About Mini-Book

    Use the mini-book as a culminating task. Students will write about what they’ve learned in their readings. When appropriate, the mini-book will include a diagram page.

    *All units will have answer sheets for the printables.*

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    Reindeer FREEBIE {Informational Text, Story and Poem}


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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
    Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
    Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
    Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
    Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.


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