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April Close Reads for BIG KIDS Common Core Aligned

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April Close Reads for BIG KIDS Common Core Aligned

Do your students need more work with close reads to enhance their focus with reading passages? This April Close Reads for BIG KIDS is the ideal reading tool for your students.

Included in this 18-page resource:
• Inspiration and Directions for Use
• What is Close Reading?
• Close Reading Strategies
• The Worst April Fools' Prank Ever: A Fictional Narrative (940L)
• Earth Day: Informational Text (1420L)
• The Perfect Aprils Fools' Day Prank: Expository (1100L)
• Never-Ending April Showers: A Poem (890L)
• Two Farmers and A Bear: A Fable (670L)
• Answer Key
Estimated Lexile Level for passages: 670L-1420L

Directions for Use…
•Use for weekly reading homework, center work, read-to-self, read-to-someone, whole class strategy work, small group, or one-on-one intervention. The uses are endless.

•Copy passages, questions, and organizers.

•Teach students the Close Reading Strategies-FRUIT

•Watch as your students become more engaged, independent readers capable of answering text dependent questions.

April is the perfect time to continue to incorporate close reading into your ELA classroom.

For MORE Close Reading Passages to enhance student reading skills:

• Baseball Close Reading and Informational Text Bundle

• All About Athletes Close Reading Fun Pack


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Happy Close Reading!

Common Core Standards: RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.4, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.10

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Teaching Duration
1 month
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