Close Reading: Rainforest Layers

Grade Levels
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Product Rating
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
7.41 MB   |   28 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Close reading works to help teachers gradually release responsibility to students while reading. The process of close reading enables students to feel comfortable and independent while tackling complex texts.Teachers model the practice of reading closely and then teach strategies that will help students to reading closely in the future. Close reading gives children the opportunity to take NEW information from a text and add it to their existing background knowledge to increase their schema.

Looking for some close reading passages to include in a thematic unit on the rainforest? Come explore each layer of a tropical rainforest! 28 pages filled with quality, engaging, kid-tested resources!

This pack is great for 2nd and 3rd grade, but can also be used for advanced/gifted 1st grade or remediation in upper elementary.
Can be used for small group, independent work, or even weekly homework!

***Included:
Ideas of how to implement & my weekly layout
4 Close Reading Passages (1 for each layer)
Vocabulary Builder for each passage
Read, Think, & Respond for each passage

Graphic Organizers:
-Main idea & key detail of each paragraph
-Analyze the author's use of text features
-Compare/Contrast the layers

Writing Prompts:
-Informative writing about a specific layer
-All About _________
-Opinion writing - I would like to live in the _____ layer because...

***UPDATED 9/12/15
Total Pages
28
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Average Ratings

4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
4.0
Total:
104 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$6.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (2,400 Followers)
$6.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Close Reading: Rainforest Layers
Close Reading: Rainforest Layers
Close Reading: Rainforest Layers
Close Reading: Rainforest Layers