Close Reading: Rain Forests

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Close Reading for NATURE'S GREEN UMBRELLA by Gail Gibbons.

Teaching Science/Environment/Rain Forest through Close Reading and Fine Arts using GLAD strategies.
Materials include lesson plans, activity pages, and posters with both student version and teacher’s version (with teaching scripts).

Materials include lesson plans and activity pages with both student version and teacher’s version (with teaching scripts).
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Major components of the product:
- Student Package:
- 1 Info Organizer
- 4 Reading Passages (Intro to Rain Forest, Rain Forest Ecosystem, Layers of Rain Forest, and Rain Forest Protection)
- 4 Text Dependent Questions Sets (with 4 questions)
- 1 Vocabulary Sheet
-Teacher Package:
- 1 Info Organizer with answers
- 4 Reading Passages with Close Reading marks
- 4 Text Dependent Questions Sets with answers
- 1 Vocabulary Sheet with answers
- 1 Rain Forest World Map Black and White Drawing
- 1 Rain Forest Layers Black and White Drawing
- 1 Rain Forest World Map Color Drawing with labels
- 1 Rain Forest Layers Color Drawing with labels
- 1 Vocab Poster with Post-it notes
- 2 Student Individual Sample Writings
- Lesson Plan embedded in 2 teaching scripts: 1 for Reading Passage and 1 for Text Dependent Questions.

It is recommended you do the following related lessons to reinforce students’ understanding of rain forests and other kinds of environments:
Science Word Search: Rain Forest
Science Word Search: Environment Unit
Science Project: Environment Vocabulary Booklet

It is my passion to teach core curriculum through Close Reading and Fine Arts.

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Click a link below to see my other Close Reading Lessons:

Plant:
Close Reading: Apples
Close Reading: From Seed to Plant
Close Reading: The Pumpkin Book
Close Reading: Tell Me, Tree

Animal:
Amphibian:
Close Reading: Frogs
Arachnid:
Close Reading: Spiders
Bird:
Close Reading: Owls
Close Reading: Penguins!
Fish:
Close Reading: Sharks
Insect:
Close Reading: Monarch Butterfly
Close Reading: The Honey Makers
Close Reading: Ladybugs
Mammal:
Close Reading: Bats
Close Reading: Elephants of Africa
Close Reading: Polar Bears
Close Reading: Whales
Close Reading: Wolves
Reptile:
Close Reading: Alligators and Crocodiles
Close Reading: Dinosaurs!
Close Reading: Sea Turtles
Close Reading: Snakes

Environment:
Close Reading: Deserts
Close Reading: Coral Reefs
Close Reading: Marshes & Swamps
Close Reading: Rain Forests
Close Reading: Caves and Caverns

Weather:
Close Reading: Tornadoes!
Close Reading: It's Hurricanes!
Close Reading: It's Snowing!
Close Reading: It's Raining!

Season:
Close Reading: The Reasons for Seasons

Matter:
Close Reading: States of Matter

Social Studies/Holidays:
Close Reading: Thanksgiving Is ...
Close Reading: St. Patrick's Day
Close Reading: Valentine's Day Is ...
Close Reading: Christmas Is ...
Close Reading: Easter

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Total Pages
36
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Close Reading: Rain Forests
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