The History of the Candy Cane Close Reading passage is the perfect way to keep your students engaged this holiday season. This December, your students will love using this fun passage for the middle grades to learn what they never knew about the history behind this beloved holiday symbol.
This amazing Candy Cane Close Reading Activity Includes 1 close reading informational passage on the history behind candy canes. In addition to the passage, you will also receive an accompanying quiz with text dependent questions that will drive students back to the text to gain deeper understanding. Also included is 1 OPINION writing to text prompt that will help to tie together your literacy instruction as well as 3 graphic organizers to help students make connections and organize their thinking.
This close read is a fantastic resource for upper elementary or middle school students. It is an excellent way to integrate ELA and is great for daily review, centers, early finishers, or even whole class instruction.
This Close Read includes:
1 Informational Close Reading Passage
1 Opinion Writing Prompts
3 Close Reading Graphic Organizers for Student Use
Personal Text Response
Candy Cane KWL
1 Text Dependent Question Assessment
1 Annotating Text Poster
1 What is Close Reading Page
1 3 Levels of Close Reading Page
1 TDQ Answer Key
1 Writing Rubric for Opinion Writing
You are sure to have your kids digging deeply into text and extrapolating meaning through Close Reading!
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