Teach your students about baseball, World Series, Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson with these close reading articles. The students will not only read the articles but they will use them all week to practice taking the information that they read about and turning it into their own informational writing piece. Students find it very rewarding being about to have their own informational piece that they wrote.
Baseball is a fun tie in for students of various ages. The unit includes a book that is differentiated with 2 levels, and it comes with 4 articles. The articles are differentiated as well. They also come in color and black and white.
+ 4 Close Reading Articles (Color and Black and White)
+ Book about baseball (Differentiated) (Color and Black and White)
+ Close Reading and Inference Lessons
+ Informational Writing Lessons
+ Informational Writing Worksheets