FUN with Nonfiction Text!
Nonfiction text that students LOVE!
Close Reading in Early Elementary Grades!
Close Reading is my favorite thing! Students need explicit instruction and practice with finding evidence in text in order to answer text-dependent questions.
These mini lessons teach students to go back to the text in a thoughtful, careful and precise way. The text dependent questions are directly under the text passage. This reinforces students going back to the text for their answer. Colorful posters are also included for whole group practice.
THE FIRST THANKSGIVING
MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
THE CHRISTMAS STORY
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
APRIL FOOLS’ DAY
Each nonfiction topic includes:
*Write the Room Word Cards and Recording Sheet
*Content Specific Vocabulary Fun Sheet
*Main Topic Writing Sheet
*Choose from 2 Levels of Text-Dependent Questions:
Cuttin’ it Close- Cut and Glue or Color the Evidence
*Colorful Classroom Poster
Close reading involves focused reading and rereading of a text for the purpose of understanding key points, gathering evidence, and building knowledge.
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Key Words: Close Reads, Kindergarten Close Reading, First Grade Close Reading, Second Grade Close Reading, Tier 3 Words, Vocabulary Instruction, Domain Specific Words, Common Core State Standards, Content Rich Nonfiction, Evidence from Text, Complex Text, Essential Questions, Connected Writing and Main Topic.