This Big Bundle of Five Contains: 40 passages for close reading, assessments, weekly homework, guided reading, close reading
, or use during science or social studies time. 100% Aligned to Common Core RL and RI standards.
*Full Answer Key Included*
**Standards are listed next to each question.**
***This unit can serve as 40 weeks of Text Evidence Homework!***
This unit is also bundled with another unit. Together they have 100 Passages.
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This unit is designed to "encourage" students to cite textual evidence and answer in complete sentences.
Each passage has four or more activities.
(1 graphic organizer and 3 sheets with text dependent questions).
Passage Titles Organized by Theme:
***Science Themed Passages***
Five activities for each passage of this unit.
1. What is Science?
2. Life Science
3. Earth Space Science
4. Physical Science
5. Matter of Fact
6. Technology Solves Difficulties
7. Mathematics and Science
8. The Scientific Method
9. State the Problem
10. Gather Information
12. Record the Results
14. Matter of Fact (Diff. Pass)
2. Fly Away
4. Worker Bee
5. Butterflies and Moths
6. Dragonflies and Damselflies
7. Grasshoppers or Locusts
8. Lady Buggin Me
9. Preying Mantis
Five activities per passage.
2. Types of Apples
3. All About Apples
4. Johnny Appleseed
5. Apple Idioms
***Fairy Tale Unit***
These passages are retold by me from public domain.
1. Friendly Little Red
2. The Frog Prince
4. The Magic Fish
5. The Magic Goose
6. The Monkey and the Lion
***Back to School Unit***
1. Jitters, Part 1
2. Jitters, Part 2
3. History of Education
4. Teachers Now and Before
5. Little Red Schoolhouse
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"Helping your children become text-dependent!"
Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading
: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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