Close Reading: GIRAFFES

Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Close Reading: GIRAFFES
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

23 MB|74 pages
Share
Product Description
Close Reading: GIRAFFES is an original nonfiction close reading no prep product filled with exciting information about GIRAFFES! This product is ready to meet your first graders’ developing reading and science needs and the First Grade ELA Common Core Standards.

Close reading, comprehension, vocabulary, word definitions, science and so much more are all highlighted and integrated in this NO PREP packet of original informational text about the tallest animal on earth: the giraffe.

The numerous activities included are:

Giraffes – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
Word Search
Drawing/Coloring
The Giraffe’s Distinctive Body – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension
Write a Sentence for Each Word
Writing – critical thinking
Coloring
More About the Giraffe’s Distinctive Body – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
True or False – close reading, reading comprehension
Circle the Words that Describe - adjectives
Write Sentences – using adjectives in sentences
Coloring
The Giraffe’s Habitat – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension
Writing – informative/explanatory texts
Coloring
The Giraffe’s Food – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension
Definitions
Writing – drawing conclusions
Coloring
The Giraffe’s Communication – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
True or False – close reading, reading comprehension
Definitions
Write a Complete Sentence – using definitions
Coloring
Sleeping Giraffes – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension
Writing – compare and contrast
Circle the Words that Describe - adjectives
Write Sentences – using adjectives in sentences
Coloring
Baby Giraffes – informational text
Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension
True or False – close reading, reading comprehension
Word Search
Writing – informative/explanatory texts
Coloring
Giraffes in Captivity – informational text
True or False – close reading, reading comprehension
Unscramble the Sentences – language, syntax, close reading
Writing – informative/explanatory texts
Writing - opinion
Coloring
Vocabulary Cards and Definitions

Enjoy this exciting packet filled with an assortment of activities to meet the Common Core Standards! Be sure to make an extra copy of the nine pages of original informational text. Laminate the pages to make a special Giraffe Book that your students can enjoy reading all year long from your classroom library!

Download my preview to view sample pages from the packet. Also, please click on the green star under my store name to be notified of my upcoming freebies and new products.

Thanks again for all you do for kids! A special thank you to Homeschool, Public, and Private School Educators for your incredible efforts!

Joan

Joan Truxler, PhD
University of Toronto
Total Pages
74 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$2.40
Digital Download
List Price:
$3.00
You Save:
$0.60
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
$2.40
Digital Download
List Price:
$3.00
You Save:
$0.60
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up