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Christopher Columbus ~ Informational Text Reader, Writing Craftivity & more!

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7 MB|64 pages
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Learn all about Christopher Columbus with this informational text reader, discussion questions, informational text main topic and details, Columbus writing craftivity, Columbus songs and poems, and more!
Here is what’s included:

•Informational Text Reader – black & white, 14 pages include cover and 4 reading comprehension questions. This is a reader about Christopher Columbus that focuses on his journey trying to find a faster route to the Indies.
•Informational Text Discussion Questions (great for Close Reading of Informational Text!) – informational text reader dependent questions, key ideas and details (CCSS aligned).
•Partner Q & A Posters – question and answer sentence frame posters of the informational text discussion questions for support during partner discussions.
•Main Topic & Key Details – directions and poster elements to make a poster for discussion of the main topic and key details of the informational text reader, includes student printable version.
•Columbus Writing Craftivity – directions, templates, writing paper and example (please see preview download).
•Columbus Day Words – color and black & white versions, for student reference when writing about Columbus, sized to be writing folder friendly.
•Columbus Word Cards – Use these for a word wall, pocket chart, or writing center. Color word cards included for each of the following words: Christopher Columbus, Queen Isabella, King Ferdinand, Native Americans, map, island, ships, land, ocean, Santa Maria, Pinta, Nina, gold, spices, silk, sail, Indies. 17 cards
•Columbus Songs & Poems (4) – color and black & white versions, hand out the black & white versions, project color version on interactive white board or display color versions as posters.

Please download a free preview to see everything included and feel free to contact me with any questions!
Laura Boriack
Over the 1st Grade Rainbow


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