Chinese New Year {Close Reading Passages and More}

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year by integrating Close Reading and ELA skills during your Social Studies block. This unit helps your students become text dependent. Each passage comes with one page of text dependent questions. Students cite evidence! The RACE acronym is at the bottom of each question page. This supports their ability to restate, answer, and cite evidence. Four questions per page. :)

Each of the following passages are written at three different levels. Lexiles range from 590-930. Second to Fifth Grades. Lexile levels are printed on each story page. Four stories written at three levels. Each can also be used for fluency practice. Word count is on each page. :)

Titles Below
*** All About Nian
*** Chinese Zodiacs (The Great Race Retold as I.T.)
*** Chinese New Year
*** Parade and Dance Fun (Dragon and Lion Dances)

Full Answer Key is included

Stories are duplicated without border so you can annotate and code the text.

Mega cute graphic organizers and writing response pages are included.

Vocabulary page is also included.

Question pages make for great text preparation/practice. Suitable for standards based grading.

Link in the product takes you to a short video with dancers. Plays traditional music with drums then changes to the fun Party Rock Anthem. So FUN!

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Click here to see my January Close Reading Unit. Hands down my most comprehensive unit I've ever created!

Take a look at my Common Core and Close Reading Toolkits:

Click here for Common Core and Close Reading Tools aligned to Anchor Standards.

Click here for Close Reading Tools for 1st Grade.

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Click here to see Common Core Text Evidence Passages for Homework, Close Reading or Assessments {800+ Page Unit with 136 Passages}

Click here to see my 4th Grade Interactive Reading Notebook.

Click here to see my 3rd Grade Interactive Reading Notebook.

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For more on Text Coding, Text Structures, and Close Reading of Informational Texts.

Click here to see my Interactive Notebook for Informational Text, Text Structures, and Close Reads.
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Click here to see my Monthly Close Reading Units.
"Helping your children become text-dependent!"

Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
Click here to check out my Monthly Close Reading Club!
January-December!
Click below to see each individual unit in the file.

Click below to see more of each individual unit in the file.
Click here for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click the green links to see the titles included in each unit.

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Chinese New Year {Close Reading Passages and More}
Chinese New Year {Close Reading Passages and More}
Chinese New Year {Close Reading Passages and More}
Chinese New Year {Close Reading Passages and More}