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Civics and Government Close Reading for 3rd Grade

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Do you have a hard time fitting Social Studies into your tight schedule? If you can't find time to teach Social Studies OR have to teach it within your ELA block - these close reading passages are just what you need!

Social Studies Close Reading for Civics and Government is a ELA standards based activity that can be done during the reading block. Included are 3 close reading passages that address the Civics and Government standards for 3rd grade that cover:

♦ Three Branches of Government
♦ How Government Gets Its Power
♦ Purpose of Government

Each passage offers:
✓ 4-6 Reading Informational Text Common Core standards based questions
✓ Vocabulary Activity
✓ Social Studies summarizing activity

Use these close reading passages for:

Centers ♦ Small Groups ♦ Independent Work ♦ or Whole Group Instruction

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