This file includes 10 passages to help your students practice close reading with constructed responses. In this resource, you get 10 Thanksgiving, Christmas, and/or Holiday -themed passages that are formatted for seat work or homework. Each passage is also digital for use in Google Drive. For each passage, you have the option for the R.A.C.E. strategy or without.
In no time your students will be constructing meaningful and valuable responses. And best of all... each is Common Core aligned by standard!
For the seat work and homework option, each day students will be required to complete a different task. By the end of the week, students will have a constructed response complete with a restated question, answer in their own words, evidence to support their answer, and an explanation that supports their answer/evidence.
Each passage for each week has a question for a specific Common Core standard. This file includes the following passages that align with the following standards.
★The Lost Mitten: RL.2
★The Fishing Trip: RL.3
★Threat of Snow: RL.1
★A New Year: RL.3
★My Love for You: Rl.4
★Snow Formation: RI.2
★Martin Luther King Jr.: RI.1
★The Emperor Penguin: RI.5
★Wood Frogs: RI.4
★George Washington & Abraham Lincoln: RI.3 (Comparing Passages, Also Covers W.3b & W.3e)
Please ask any and all questions before purchasing. This file is only editable in the case of an error.
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