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This download includes four reading passages which are aligned to common core and contain integrated science content. These close reads involve active reading and careful analysis to help students become deeper thinkers and better readers.
Included are these four passages:
* Earth’s Atmosphere
* Weather and Temperature
* Which is More Dangerous a Hurricane
or a Tornado?
Common Core Standards for Informational Text:
*General and Domain Specific Vocabulary
*Main Idea and Details
*Craft and Structure/Integration of Knowledge
*Suggested Close Reading Steps for these
Passages (Teacher’s Guide)
*Mark Up the Text Chart
*Identifying Text Structure