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Increase your students' understanding of Apples with these 4 Close Reading passages of Informational texts. The informational texts that are included have Lexile Levels of 250, 360, 570, and 780.
***The information in the text discusses the life cycle of the apple tree, types of apples, and what to do with apples. In the 780L text, Greek mythology is discussed.
There are over 25 informational graphic organizers included- there is a lot of variety in the graphic organizers; and they are grade level and core standard specific. You can choose which ones you use, depending on what core standards you are focusing on, or focus on all of the standards throughout the study of the topic. The graphic organizers help you teach the following Core Standards for K-3rd grades:
RI.1: Ask and Answer Questions; Key Details; Drawing Inferences
RI.2: Main Topic and Key Details; Summarizing the text
RI.3: Connecting two details in a text
RI.4: Clarify the meaning of unknown words and phrases;
RI.5: Text Features, Cause and Effect
RI.6: Main purpose of the text and illustrations; Point of View; Analyzing Text
RI.7: Explaining illustrations and how it contributes to the topic
RI.8: Supporting points the author makes
RI.9: Compare and contrast two texts on the same topic
RI.10: Read and comprehend grade level texts.
W.2: Writing Informational Pieces
W.3: Writing Narratives - writing our own version of the story using the meaning of phrases in the story.
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