Close reading for first grade (spring edition) is a pack to help young readers practice the important skill of close reading.
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Close Reading for 1st Grade (The BUNDLE)!
I have been through numerous trainings for close reading and at first I thought it was skill too difficult for my 1st graders. When I started researching the topic more, I realized that when broken down, there are parts of close reading that can apply to any reader, regardless of their grade level.
In this unit:
-An overview of close reading
-How I use close reading strategies with my first graders
-3 different spring close reading printables that can be used with any spring book the teacher chooses
-5 non-fiction spring passages with vocabulary and comprehension questions
-5 fiction spring passages with vocabulary and comprehension questions
*Close reading is a difficult skill for students to master. I complete all of these activities WITH my students in whole group and guided practice fashion. These may be appropriate for higher-level 1st graders or 2nd graders to complete on their own*
To see what close reading looks like in my classroom, check out my blog post HERE
Thank God it's First Grade!