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Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5

Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Close Read & Test Prep: Facts About Cinnamon;Core Aligned Grades 3-5
Product Description
This close read to covers many core standards to help prepare grades 3-5 students for achievement testing. I've used this in my fourth and fifth grade ESL classes successfully.

Included in the packet:

Credit page with multiple choice answer key
Core Standards page with language arts standards for grades 3-5 listed
Vocabulary Anchor Chart for the selection
Close Read: This is Where We Get the Cinnamon for Our Toast
Map and illustration page
Resource page with hyperlinks to research medicinal value
Cinnamon Fact and Opinion Chart
Cinnamon Facts wheel graphic organizer
Cinnamon writing and map illustration pages
Word Work
Text Dependent questions (3-multiple choice and 2 extended response)
Internet Research template page
Non-fiction Text feature page
Write your opinion: Which spice is better?
Descriptive Writing; What is your favorite cinnamon treat?

Core Standards:
Fifth Grade
RI 5.1. Quote accurately from the text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI 5.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
RF 5.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
W 5.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W 5.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task.

Fourth Grade

RI 4.1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI 4.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology.
RF 4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
W 4.2. Write informative explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W. 4.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Third Grade

RI 3.1. Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
RI 3.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from non-literal language.
RI 3.7. Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.
W 3.2. Write informative explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W 3.4. With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.

If you enjoy close reads, you might like my chocolate and vanilla read:
Chocolate and Vanilla
Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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