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April Close Reading

April Close Reading
April Close Reading
April Close Reading
April Close Reading
April Close Reading
April Close Reading
April Close Reading
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4 MB|85 pages
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This April Close Reading packet has everything you will need to teach close reading comprehension skills for the month of April. Texts are presented in two Lexile levels to support differentiated instruction. All texts are accompanied by five or six text-dependent questions. All answer keys are included. Much of this packet is included in the preview so you can check out the quality and content before you purchase.


Informational Texts
-Weird Facts You Don't Know About April Fool's Day 990L and 760L
-The Amazing Journey from Egg to Baby Chick 810L and 670L
-Who Wants to Visit the North Pole? 940L and 700L
-A Special Gravestone for the President 770 and 600L

Fictional Texts
-The Best April Fool's Hoax (Realistic Fiction) 800L and 660L
-The Frog Prince (Fairy Tale) 950L and 500L
-Pinocchio (Fantasy) 830L and 530L
-Rich or Poor? (Realistic Fiction) 810L and 570L

Poems (Questions are presented in both objective and open-ended format)
-Casey at the Bat
-The Unseen Playmate
-The Cow
-The Extraordinary Elephant

Learning Station Activities
-Cause and Effect Match-Up
-Sentence Structure Task Cards (Simple, Compound, Complex)
-Idioms Match-Up
-Generic Questions for Nonfiction Text - Grab Bag

All texts are only one page in length, so they are easy to use during one class period, for small group or RtI instruction, or in learning stations.

I have had the honor of writing professionally for The University of Texas at Austin. The texts you will be receiving are of the same quality you would receive from any publisher.


Get the bundle at a huge discount here:

Close Reading Bundle - the Entire Year

To see early bird reviews and other months, click here:

September Close Reading
October Close Reading
November Close Reading
December Close Reading
January Close Reading
February Close Reading
March Close Reading
April Close Reading
May Close Reading

Other Reading Comprehension Resources:

Reading Comprehension Bundle
Story Elements
Text Connections - Paired Reading Selections
Main Idea Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Sequence Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Author’s Purpose Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Inference Story Cards
Cause and Effect Task Cards with Quiz


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Many blessings,

Rose Kasper
Rosie’s Resources
Total Pages
85 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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