Baseball Biography Close Read 5 Week Unit!
Includes lesson plans for 5 weeks and 20 graphic organizers!
Here's a home run idea...close reading using baseball biographies! It's a great way to motivate your students to read and think deeply during the baseball season. All students (not just your baseball fans) will enjoy these five inspirational stories.
Close reading lesson plans based on five baseball biographies. Close reading is when a reader analyzes the details of a text to make interpretations and develop a deep understanding of the text. It is looking closely at how an author's ideas unfold through a text by examining the plot, vocabulary, syntax, story patterns and/or point of view through multiple re-readings of a piece of literature.
Aligned to Common Core ELA standards!
Check out our Biography Templates to use with this unit!