Close Reading Passages: Spring Edition

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Susan Jones
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1st - 2nd
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Used this as a special Education Teacher for students with autism. Used this to help teach main idea and pulling details out for some higher functioning students in my class. Great resource!
I used this resource during mtss with my tier 1 kiddos to enrich and to build on their vocabulary and these close reads do just that, I absolutely love them!
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These close reading passages and questions for first grade are perfect to help young readers practice the important skill of close reading in the Spring!


Close Reading for 1st Grade (The BUNDLE)!

I have been through numerous trainings for close reading and at first, I thought it was skill too difficult for my 1st graders. When I started researching the topic more, I realized that when broken down, there are parts of close reading that can apply to any reader, regardless of their grade level.

In this unit:

-An overview of close reading

-How I use close reading strategies with my first graders

-3 different spring close reading printables that can be used with any spring book the teacher chooses

-5 non-fiction spring passages with vocabulary and comprehension questions

-5 fiction spring passages with vocabulary and comprehension questions

*Close reading is a difficult skill for students to master. I complete all of these activities WITH my students in whole group and guided practice fashion. These may be appropriate for higher-level 1st graders or 2nd graders to complete on their own*

To see what close reading looks like in my classroom, check out my blog post HERE!


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45 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.


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