Close Reading: Fire Safety

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1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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Close reading works to help teachers gradually release responsibility to students while reading. The process of close reading enables students to feel comfortable and independent while tackling complex texts.Teachers model the practice of reading closely and then teach strategies that will help students to reading closely in the future. Close reading gives children the opportunity to take NEW information from a text and add it to their existing background knowledge to increase their schema.

Looking for some close reading passages to engage your students and integrate social studies? Come explore Fire Safety! 67 pages filled with engaging, kid-tested resources! All activities have differentiation built in. There are two versions of each handout to make it easy for you to differentiate.

This pack is great for 2nd and 3rd grade, but can also be used for advanced/gifted 1st grade or remediation in upper elementary.
It can be used for small group, independent work, or even weekly homework!

***Included:
Ideas of how to implement
Weekly Layout
4 Close Reading Passages (Fire Safety at Home, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Trucks, Fire Dogs)

Handouts are ALL DIFFERENTIATED by questions and appearance:
4 Vocabulary Builder (primary lines)
4 Vocabulary Builder
Read, Think, & Respond (primary lines)
Read, Think, & Respond
Ask an Expert! - Short version (primary lines)
Ask an Expert! - Short version
Ask an Expert! - Writing prompt (primary lines)
Ask an Expert! - Writing prompt

Graphic Organizers:
Main idea & key detail of each paragraph (lined)
Main idea & key detail of each paragraph (blank)
Visualize & Question
Analyze the Author
Compare/Contrast – Fire Extinguisher vs. Fire Hose

Writing Prompts:
-Informational: I can write about fire safety. (primary lines)
-Informational: I can write about fire safety.
-Informational: I can write about fire extinguishers. (primary lines)
-Informational: I can write about fire extinguishers.
-Informational: All About Fire Trucks (primary lines)
-Informational: All About Fire Trucks
-Informational: All About Fire Dogs (primary lines)
-Informational: All About Fire Dogs
-Opinion: I would love to be a fire fighter because… (primary lines)
-Opinion: I would love to be a fire fighter because…
-Opinion: I do not want to be a fire fighter because… (primary lines)
-Opinion: I do not want to be a fire fighter because…

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You can also take a look at my other close reading passages here:
Close Reading Passages


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