READING MATERIAL begins with “Christmas Sugar Canes Reader” which is in English and also Spanish which can be very helpful if now or later you have Spanish-speaking ELL students; then comes:
COMMON CORE STANDARDS PAGE: How To Apply Common Core Standards Regarding Information Text To This Reading Material, that is:
ELAS.R:IT.1 re support,
ELAS.R:IT.2 re central idea,
ELAS.R:IT.3 introduction of key persons, events, ideas, ELAS.R:IT.4 meanings of words, phrases...,
ELAS.R:IT.5 how parts fit into overall structure,
ELAS.R:IT.6 author's point of view/purpose,
ELAS.R:IT.7 information in different media/formats,
ELAS.R:IT.8 list and evaluate arguments and claims,
ELAS.R:IT.9 comparing and contrasting events by different authors,
ELAS.R:IT.10 reading with good comprehension; and finally:
FUN INSTANTLY PRINTABLE ACTIVITIES:
Word Searches (2 of them);
Numbers Cryptograms (2 of them);
Letters Cryptograms (2), Greek Letters Cryptograms (2).
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