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Close Reading Bundle #1 {Standards Based}

Close Reading Bundle #1 {Standards Based}
Product Description

This bundle contains all 5 of my August - December Close Read Packs. Over 400+ pages in the bundle to help provide students with high interest complex informational text and text dependent questions to strengthen their reading skills.

Each month I provided a product to use within your classroom for Close Reading in {Whole Group, Small Group or as Independent Activities depending on your class}.

This product includes 20 packs of Close Reading Activities. Passages are written as complex text in the stretch lexile bands.

August Close Reads: Plants & Flowers
1. Sunflowers [820 Lexile]
2. Cactus [900 Lexile]
3. Tulips [800 Lexile]
4. Trees [810 Lexile]

September Close Reads: Weather
1. Rainbow [690 Lexile]
2. Tornado [820 Lexile]
3. Snow [940 Lexile]
4. Clouds [710 Lexile]

October Close Reads: Technology
1. Video Games [860 Lexile]
2. Television [970 Lexile]
3. Cell Phones [990 Lexile]
4. Internet [1060 Lexile]

November Close Reads: Animals Part 1
1. Elephants [920 Lexile]
2. Giraffes [930 Lexile]
3. Lions [820 Lexile]
4. Gorillas [1000 Lexile]

December Close Reads: Animals Part 2
1. Dolphins [750 Lexile]
2. Penguins [780 Lexile]
3. Sharks [860 Lexile]
4. Jellyfish [760 Lexile]

At the beginning of each pack there is:
- Table of Contents
- Teaching Points
- Lexile Information
- Text Features Cards Used in Pack

Each part of the pack comes with:
- Text
- Vocabulary Cards
- Activity for each RI Standard {except RI.3}
- 4 additional activities to use with text

Besides prepping this product to use with your students, the only thing you will need is 1 book to match each topic from your classroom or school library. You can also use an online text or article.

I suggest keeping these products in a binder with clear sleeves or in a file system of your choice for easy access.

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Total Pages
443 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Semester
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