As part of the Common Core, some of the main shifts are an emphasis on non-fiction text as well as a deeper understanding of what is read. Close Reading is a way of reading that allows students to explore non-fiction text at a deeper level. This product contains three leveled passages about 15 different composers! 45 passages in all! These non-fiction reading passagesare leveled by high, medium, and low to use with all different types of learners and all different grade levels. Students can closely read high interest, appropriate text that all connects with each other.