Close Reading Fall

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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98 pages
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  1. Close reading is the active and analytic reading and re-reading of text to gather meaning. This reading and re-reading of text leads to higher level thinking skills and a deeper level of reading comprehension. These are crucial concepts for growing readers. This a growing bundle of nonfiction close
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Are you looking for your students to become more independent readers? Time constraints make it increasingly difficult for teachers to plan differentiation in their reading instruction aligned to the Common Core Standards. Yet you want your students to obtain their reading benchmark goals, pass your district reading assessment, and most importantly, become better readers by reading and re-reading text for deeper understanding and comprehension.

This close reading resource has it all done for you. All you need to do is print and you have ready to use, differentiated, and high-interest text passages that will motivate and teach your students to read and re-read for deeper understanding.

Close reading is a key component of the Common Core Standards. This reading and re-reading and analyzing of text leads to higher level thinking skills and a deeper level of reading comprehension. These are crucial concepts for growing readers. This differentiated close reading, non-fiction resource focuses on various types of fall topics.

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Activities for each reading passage are varied but included in this product are:

-Thinking maps (webs)
-Vocabulary word cards
-Vocabulary picture cards
-Vocabulary definition cards
-Read and respond pages
-Written response pages
-Open Response questioning (why do you think?...)
-word hunt (how many words can you make with the word Halloween).
-Reflection pages (use your background knowledge and what you have learned from the text-why do you think?.....)
-Identifying key details in text (highlight the part of the texts that tells...)
-Fill in the blank vocabulary
-Label the diagram
-Authentic photographs for each topic
-A description of what close reading is
-A description of how I implement close reading in my classroom
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Total Pages
98 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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