Close Reading - Exploring Pluto

Grade Levels
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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1.6 MB   |   13 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This informational text article about exploring the planet Pluto has everything needed for a full three readings. In addition to the full-page non-fiction article, 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:

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

The article 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. Also included are informational charts about close reading steps and marking up text for close reading.

The article is at about 7th grade reading level.

See more close reading resources here.

From Classroom in the Middle
Total Pages
13
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 hours

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Close Reading - Exploring Pluto
Close Reading - Exploring Pluto
Close Reading - Exploring Pluto
Close Reading - Exploring Pluto