Close Reading: The Giraffe

Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
Close Reading: The Giraffe
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Close Reading: THE GIRAFFE is an original nonfiction close reading no prep product filled with exciting information about GIRAFFES! This product is ready to meet your first graders’ developing reading and science needs and the First Grade ELA Common Core Standards.

Close reading, comprehension, vocabulary, word definitions, science and so much more are all highlighted and integrated in this NO PREP packet of original informational text about the tallest animal on earth: the giraffe.

The numerous activities included are:

Giraffes – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

Word Search

Drawing/Coloring

The Giraffe’s Distinctive Body – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension

Write a Sentence for Each Word

Writing – critical thinking

Coloring

More About the Giraffe’s Distinctive Body – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

True or False – close reading, reading comprehension

Circle the Words that Describe - adjectives

Write Sentences – using adjectives in sentences

Coloring

The Giraffe’s Habitat – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension

Writing – informative/explanatory texts

Coloring

The Giraffe’s Food – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension

Definitions

Writing – drawing conclusions

Coloring

The Giraffe’s Communication – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

True or False – close reading, reading comprehension

Definitions

Write a Complete Sentence – using definitions

Coloring

Sleeping Giraffes – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension

Writing – compare and contrast

Circle the Words that Describe - adjectives

Write Sentences – using adjectives in sentences

Coloring

Baby Giraffes – informational text

Fill in the Correct Bubble – close reading, reading comprehension

Complete the Sentences – writing, close reading, reading comprehension

True or False – close reading, reading comprehension

Word Search

Writing – informative/explanatory texts

Coloring

Giraffes in Captivity – informational text

True or False – close reading, reading comprehension

Unscramble the Sentences – language, syntax, close reading

Writing – informative/explanatory texts

Writing - opinion

Coloring

Vocabulary Cards and Definitions

Enjoy this exciting packet filled with an assortment of activities to meet the Common Core Standards! Be sure to make an extra copy of the nine pages of original informational text. Laminate the pages to make a special Giraffe Book that your students can enjoy reading all year long from your classroom library!

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Thanks for all you do for kids,

Joan

Joan Truxler, PhD

University of Toronto, Ontario

Total Pages
74 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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