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Close Reading (Nonfiction)

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Want MORE engaging, rigorous "STUFF" Close Reads?
really GROSS stuff
really CREEPY stuff {Upper Lexile}
really CREEPY stuff {Lower Lexile}
really JOLLY stuff
really MYSTERIOUS stuff
really FUNNY stuff
Bundle #1 - Gross, Creepy and Jolly Stuff
Bundle #2 - Strange, Mysterious and Funny Stuff

Did you love my Really GROSS Stuff! Close Reading and Text Based Evidence pack and my Really CREEPY Stuff pack?

I have 10 SUPER **STRANGE**, HIGHLY ENGAGING articles that are perfect to get kids excited about CLOSE READING and using TEXT BASED EVIDENCE! Once they read one of these articles, THEY WILL WANT TO DISSECT every article they EVER READ!!

**This pack has 5 original articles, with 2 different Lexile Level versions of each article for differentiation**

This pack is GREAT to introduce or review CLOSE READING and TEXT BASED EVIDENCE in whole group, small group, literacy centers, and MUCH MORE!!!!!

These articles can be used for SO MANY things in your classroom!

{{Perfect for SCIENCE teachers!!}}

The pack includes:
*3 Close Reading Posters {What is CLOSE READING?, Why do I CLOSE READ?, and HOW do I CLOSE READ?}
*Close Reading Introductory Activity Idea
*Steps to Close Reading mini-posters {for students to add to their reading notebooks or folders}
*2 samples of close reading, text labeling and use of text-based evidence graphic organizers
*10 really STRANGE, original nonfiction articles {Lexile Ranges: 760-1200}
*20 text-specific text based evidence graphic organizers to use with EACH of the 10 really STRANGE articles
**BONUS: 7 text based evidence graphic organizers to use with ANY of these REALLY STRANGE articles

The 5 really STRANGE original articles are:
*A Face Only a Mother Could Love {1000 L & 760 L}
*What’s that Smell?! {1200 L & 760 L}
*Meow Mummy {1120 L & 870 L}
*Banana SPLIT IT, Slug! {960 L & 710 L}
*Double Trouble? {1050 L & 870 L}

***This pack would be appropriate reading level for grades 2nd-7th grade according to the LEXILE chart***


(c) Lindsay Flood 2014
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