This resource includes a nonfiction story about the tradition of candy corn to use for close reading.
Included in this resource:
instructions for using this resource in close reading
a nonfiction reading about candy corn (written at two different difficulties)
comprehension questions for each reading level
3 pages of task cards to be used in small groups or in pairs
creative writing planning worksheet (with and without primary lined paper)
page for writing the final story (with and without primary lined paper)
An answer key is included for the comprehension questions.
If you like this one, be sure to check out my other Non-fiction reading packets.
Valentines Day Close Reading and Creative Writing for Primary Grades
Groundhog Day Close Reading and Creative Writing for Primary Grades
Or try one of my other October products.
Five Little Pumpkins Learning Center Activities
Language Arts Pumpkin Matching Games