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Close Reading in Kindergarten and First & Second Grade.
Close Reading is my new 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.
September Close Reading Includes:
6 Non-Fiction Text Passages
Each Science 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.