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Close Reading Passages Featuring Landmarks for Grades 3-6

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Are you looking for reading passages that are perfect for close reading? Are you looking for ways to incorporate a little social studies into your reading lessons? This unit features 10 fiction passages and 10 non fiction passages on world landmarks. The following landmarks are included:
*The Statue of Liberty
*The Empire State Building
*Portland Head Light
*The Eiffel Tower
*Mount Rushmore
*Taj Mahal
*Diamond Head
*Central Park
*Golden Gate Bridge
*Cloud Gate

Each fiction passage correlates to one of the landmarks. The titles of the fiction passages are as follows:
*The Big Surprise
*Too Much, Too Little
*The Lost Backpack
*Meet Me at the Bean
*Race Across Golden Gate
*A Week in Paradise
*Waiting 'til the Last Minute
*The Disastrous Trip
*An Unexpected Move

The passages are best suited for grades 3-6, but could be adapted for 2nd grade.

Also included in this unit are quick fact pages that serve as perfect reference sheets to use to preview the text or as an aid when completing one of the extension activities
Fact and Opinion cards on each landmark are also included, as well as a travel brochure template for each landmark that provides perfect practice in finding key details in the text. 

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Happy Teaching!
Leslie Ann
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