This close reading passage is written for primary students. It is perfect for modeling how to annotate text, simplified!
1. Close Reading Steps/Common Core Standards
2. Reading with a pencil for early readers
3. Passage: Columbus Day Lexile Level 700, Word Count:69
4. 1st Reading Lesson Plan
5. 2nd Reading Lesson Plan
6. Text Evidence Sentence Starters
7. Text Dependent Questions
8. Final Reading
9. Reading Response
The passage is a very short text written for young readers. The lesson includes text dependent questions and "think alouds" to help cover the Common Core Standards.
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