Close Reading: OCTOPUS

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Dive deep into nonfiction reading, reading comprehension, science, writing, and vocabulary to learn all about THE OCTOPUS in this packet of original informational text. Close Reading: The Octopus is about close reading with meaning and understanding while also learning about science and marine life. A variety of response sheets are included in the packet to help students read closely, understand new concepts and vocabulary, and demonstrate their reading and scientific knowledge.

This packet is perfect for anytime of the year. It covers all the facts your students ever wanted to know about the magnificent octopus. Your students will read informational text, respond in different formats, learn new vocabulary, and think critically while meeting the ELA Common Core Standards and the standards of YOUR classroom.

The activities in this packet include:

The Awesome Octopus – informational text
Color the Awesome Octopus
Find the Evidence – close reading, text comprehension
The Octopus is a Smart Invertebrate – informational text
Build Your Vocabulary – understanding new vocabulary
Compare and Contrast - informative/explanatory writing
Color the Octopus
An Octopus Has Eight Arms – informational text
Find the Correct Answer – close reading, text comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, text comprehension
Word Search – word recognition, vocabulary building
An Octopus Has Many Nerves in Its Arms – informational text
True or False - close reading, text comprehension
Count the Syllables – word recognition, syllable awareness
An Octopus Has Suction Cups on Its Arms – informational text
Find the Evidence – close reading, text comprehension
Find the Correct Answer – close reading, text comprehension
Build Your Vocabulary – understanding new vocabulary
Does An Octopus Have Arms AND Legs? – informational text
More Octopus Body Parts – informational text
Find the Correct Answer – close reading, text comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, text comprehension
Word Search – word recognition, vocabulary building
Build Your Vocabulary – understanding new vocabulary
Write the Names of the Body Parts – identification of basic body parts
The Octopus’s Sharp Beak – informational text
How Does the Octopus Use Its Beak? – informational text
Color the Animals with a Beak
Find the Correct Answer – close reading, text comprehension
Word Search – word recognition, vocabulary building
Complete the Sentences – writing, text comprehension
The Octopus’s Poison – informational text
True or False - close reading, text comprehension
Count the Syllables – word recognition, syllable awareness
The Octopus Eyes – informational text
Build Your Vocabulary – understanding new vocabulary
Color the Octopuses in the Sea
The Clever Ways of an Octopus – informational text
Writing – drawing conclusions
Find the Evidence – close reading, text comprehension
How Octopuses Stay Safe – informational text
Find the Evidence – close reading, text comprehension
Find the Correct Answer – close reading, text comprehension
Complete the Sentences – writing, text comprehension
Build Your Vocabulary – understanding new vocabulary
Count the Syllables – word recognition, syllable awareness
Writing – opinion writing
Color the Picture
Where Do Octopuses Live? – informational text
Complete the Sentences – writing, text comprehension
Word Search – word recognition, vocabulary building
True or False - close reading, text comprehension
Writing – informative/explanatory writing
Some Octopus Facts – informational writing
Writing – opinion writing
The Blue Blood of An Octopus – informational text
Where Can You Find It? – using the Table of Contents

Enjoy this packet of reading, writing, science, vocabulary, and learning all about The Octopus while meeting the standards!

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Close Reading: OCTOPUS
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