Close Reading Tide Pools

Grade Levels
1st, 2nd, 3rd
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10.22 MB   |   90 pages

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Close reading is a key component of the Common Core Standards.It is the active and analytic reading and re-reading of text to gather meaning. This reading and re-reading of text leads to higher level thinking skills and a deeper level of reading comprehension. These are crucial concepts for growing readers. This close reading, non-fiction resource focuses on various tide pool animals .
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Each text passage is leveled for differentiation. The reading texts are ordered from easiest to most difficult by topic with 3 reading passages per topic. Please see the preview for a detailed example.
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Topics included in this resource are:

*Tide Pools
*Hermit Crabs
*Sea Anemones
*Barnacles
*Sea Stars
*Mussels
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Each close reading topic contains:

* 3 varied leveled reading texts for differentiation
*vocabulary word cards
*vocabulary picture cards
*vocabulary definition cards
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Each topic also contains 2 pages for reading comprehension. The pages vary by topic but comprehension pages include:

*read, think, and respond
*webs (thinking maps)
*vocabulary pages (fill in the blank, write it and define it)
*make a personal connection by using your background knowledge and information from the text.
*true/false
*close reading response (highlight, underline, draw a how around, circle, etc. key words and thoughts in the text).

Also included: A description of what close reading is and what it looks like and how it is used in the classroom, including how to teach and use this product to follow a close reading instructional format.

An informative writing craftivity for hermit crabs is also included along with a bivale (scallop) shell journal for recording facts, adding labeled illustrations or for whatever you wish to add.
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Total Pages
90
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

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Close Reading Tide Pools
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Close Reading Tide Pools
Close Reading Tide Pools