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Close Reading- Elections

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Each of these 4 informational text articles has everything needed for a full three readings. In addition to the full-page non-fiction articles, there are text dependent questions and additional activities specific to each reading. Here is what is included - ready to use to cover all of the steps of close reading:

The four articles -
1. Make It or Break It Primaries
2. Love Those Campaign Buttons
3. The Best Voting Machines?
4. One Day on the Campaign Trail

With each article -

For the First Reading
Text Dependent Questions (TDQs)
Main idea and Supporting Details – Graphic Organizer

For the Second Reading
Text Dependent Questions (TDQs)
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
Text Structure Graphic Organizer

For the Third Reading
Text Dependent Questions (TDQs)
Writing Prompt

Also included are a chart that shows students just what they need to do for each reading and a chart of the symbols for marking up the texts. In addition, there is a smaller version of these two charts for students' notes.

The articles and the TDQs are arranged in a landscape, two-column format so that they can be folded to fit easily into student's notebooks.

This packet is designed to be easy to use, with everything that you need to do a full close reading of each of the four articles.

Each of the four articles is at about 7th grade reading level.

See more informational text resources here, in my store.

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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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