This passage about the Polar Express train was written to use with a primary classroom. Perfect introduction to using close reading in a primary classroom. This has a passage with all the extras to go with the passage.
Also includes additional activities to enrich the learning about the topic.
1. Directions for teacher to use each day and a link to detailed example.
2. Whole class passage
3. Individual reading passage with notes space
4. Vocabulary Cards
5. 2 Graphic Organizers
6. Writing Paper
7. Alphabetical Order Paper
8. Label a train
The passage is written with primary readers in mind to allow them to understand and dig deeper into topics that may be harder to understand.
You may also enjoy these other close reading activities for primary classes.
Close Reading-Labor Day