Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Anzac Day New Zealand Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
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Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated close reading passages and questions. This pack includes four Year Five and Six non-fiction passages with six pages of engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. These link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three, Listening, Reading and Viewing (see the Activity Information pages for more details on the exact skills found in each activity).

Learn more about the history of Anzac Day, how Anzac Day is celebrated today, and what those red poppies are all about!

This resource would also be suitable Year Seven and Eight learners as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!

Watch this short video to learn more about our Close Reading products here!

What this resource is all about

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Anzac Day texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyse, Evaluate, Create).

In this pack you will receive:

1. Four texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
- What is Anzac Day?
- The Battle of Gallipoli
- Why Poppies?
- Anzac Day Today

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Vocabulary
- Sequence
- Summarize/Summarise
- Synthesise

3. Three Graphic Organiser Examples
- Information Web
- Main Idea
- Flow Chart

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.

6. Close Reading bookmarks in colour and black and white.

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