Cubes About Cubism: An Innovative Inferential Reading Activity about Picasso

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Cubes About Cubism:  An Innovative Inferential Reading Act
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**FREE** This is an integrated, differentiated reading and art activity, inspired by Pablo Picasso’s life and artwork. Children read paragraphs about different aspects of Pablo Picasso’s life, answer comprehension questions, and cut out evidence for their answers in the text. Differentiated reading levels are provided! They learn about this great artist while learning important comprehension strategies. Children add artwork depicting the main idea of each paragraph, and then transform their finished work into an actual cube! Your students will be motivated and engaged throughout this rich experience! Common Core aligned!

This activity is part of a Pablo Picasso Artist Study, which is a portion of our complete Artist Biography Unit.

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Learning experiences are directly correlated with the Common Core State Standards:
CCSS Reading-Informational Text
Grade 1
CCSS Reading 1. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS Reading 2. Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
CCSS Reading 3. Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
CCSS Reading 10. With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
CCSS Language -Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
CCSS Reading-Informational Text
Grade 2
CCSS Reading 1. Ask and answer questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
CCSS Reading 2. Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
CCSS Reading 3. Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
CCSS Reading 10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
CCSS Language - Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
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