Thanks for viewing this differentiated reading product! Here are 10 weeks of engaging close readers with Lexile Levels between 200 and 700 and DRA levels between 6 and 30. There are three different leveled passages for each week and three days worth of passages for each level each week!
Here is how I use these passages in my room
Day 1: Students receive a mini lesson on the focus skill for the week
Day 2: Give each student a close reader that is on their level. Students will read the passage 3 times and complete a box each time they read.
Day 3: Students will receive higher level thinking questions for the passage they read the previous day.
Day 4: In small groups students go over their answers for the passage.
Day 5: Students receive a new passage that is on their level and complete comprehension questions for an assessment.
This close reader volume 1 has differentiated fiction and nonfiction passages, higher level thinking questions, written responses, and a different focus skill for each week.
These close reading passages focus on the following skills:
Sequence of events
Compare and contrast
Cause and effect
Main idea and details
Fact and opinion
These relevant and fun close readers are perfect for literacy centers, small group meetings, morning work, and so much more! Since each week is differentiated and focuses on different skills students are challenged at their own level and continue to grow into an independent reader! I hope you enjoy this product!