This 47 page close reading lesson focuses on the book, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig. It is a complete and “easy to follow” detailed lesson to help teachers teach students how to think and understand what they are reading. It includes the following:
•color coded scripts for easy reading with text dependent questions for all three readings
•vocabulary cards ready to print
•3 choices for performance task activities
•2 rubrics to evaluate students’ performance task activities (kindergarten and first grade)
•template for printing post-it notes with all questions for easy reference during the readings
•directions for “how to print” on post-its
•colorful photos showing examples
•headers and pictures to create your chart
•helpful hints page for getting organized before launching lesson
**We have also included an extra writing activity (not part of closed reading lesson)
This packet includes everything you need to dive into close reading success!
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