Blue Whales Reading Passage and Worksheets
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Your students will enjoy learning all about fascinating Blue Whales with this high-interest, informational Close Reading Unit! Perfect for an interesting ocean animals reading passage and mini unit, this resource includes everything, including worksheets, that you need for a full week of reading activities about blue whales. Engaging for students and NO PREP for teachers!
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If you have never used Close Reading or even if you are already a pro, this packet truly is for you! It has everything you need for a complete, successful informational text reading unit.
The informational passage included in this resource is provided in two differentiated reading levels. One is in the fifth-sixth grade reading range, and the other is in the third-fourth grade reading level range. I've taken all the guesswork out of differentiating and leveling of passages for you!
This packet includes:
• "Blue Whale: Ocean Giant " Informational Passage (2 differentiated versions)
• 5 Days of Close Reading Activities
• Guide Sheet
• Annotation Guide
• Answer Keys
This packet is perfect for learning about Blue Whales, a mini science unit, or a fun informational reading unit! It has been a great hit with many teachers and reluctant readers.
This packet is both rigorous and Common-Core aligned. Questions have been carefully crafted to move readers from basic, recall questions to higher-level questions where students must cite evidence from the text to support their answers. There are 5 tasks/activities for the passage, moving from easier tasks to more challenging activities.
Click HERE to see the complete CLOSE READING TOOLKIT, which includes a video, posters, annotation guide, differentiated passage, Close Reading printables, and more!
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