December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core

December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
December Passages: Use For Close Reading or Homework *Aligned to Common Core
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"Best resource ever! I love to leave these for my subs when I am out!"-Carlee M.

Your one stop source for December reading! Inside are 20 Winter themed information text passages written at FOUR different levels. Use for Close Reading and/or week-long homework!

Informative, Relevant, Engaging, and Meaningful Reading!

20 Passages written at 4 Levels + 7 Activities for Each Passage

Title List and Lexile Levels in order as they appear in this 300+ page unit:

>> December Freedoms Lexile Levels: 390, 540, 770, 980

>> All About Penguins Lexile Levels: 390, 580, 760, 960

>> Polar Bears Lexile Levels: 400, 580, 740, 960

>> The History of Gingerbread Lexile Levels: 390, 580, 720, 920

>> The Gingerbread Man Lexile Levels: 360, 540, 740, 930

>> All About Snowflakes Lexile Levels: 360, 530, 730, 900

>> All About Snowmen Lexile Levels: 370, 530, 730, 900

>> Snowman Teamwork Lexile Levels: 270, 550, 730, 940

>> Santa Claus Lexile Levels: 380, 590, 720, 910

>> Christmas Tradition Lexile Levels: 280, 560, 750, 940

>> Happy Holidays Lexile Levels: 410, 590, 730, 980

>> A Letter to Santa Lexile Levels: 380, 580, 770, 960

>> Reindeer Crossing Lexile Levels: 390, 570, 720, 920

>> Nutcracker Lexile Levels: 340, 560, 720, 970

>> Oh, Christmas Tree Lexile Levels: 390, 560, 720, 930

>> All About Elves Lexile Levels: 390, 590, 730, 970

>> All About Antarctica Lexile Levels: 360, 520, 720, 990

>> The North Pole and the Arctic Circle Lexile Levels: 380, 540, 700, 940

>> Pearl Harbor Lexile Levels: 400, 580, 750, 900

>> Happy New Year! Lexile Levels: 410, 590, 730, 980

*** 3 pages of questions per passage (4-6 questions on each page)

* 1st Question Page: Key Ideas and Details (Addresses RI.1, RI.2, RI.3)

* 2nd Question Page: Craft and Structure (Addresses RI.4, RI.5, RI.6)

* 3rd Question Page: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas (Addresses RI.7, RI.8)

---- (Vocabulary is delicately selected to ensure appropriate text evidence support.)

*** Full Answer Key for ALL three question pages.

Save Ink! One page is used for each of the three question pages. Included with the answer key are the text based questions.

Provided for those who are not using all of the student question sheets.

*** 2 Graphic Organizers per passage for Key Ideas and Details

---- (One page for paragraph focus! Ensure students get the gist.)

---- One "Fill-In" Fun poster graphic organizer per passage.

Simple fact questions. Aligned to RI.1

Use to decorate bulletin boards or hallways.

*** 2 Writing pieces per passage.

---- For opinions/ text evidence/ personal connections!

*** Three Day Close Reading General Outline

(Ideas for a 4th or 5th day are also provided)

*** Three Text Coding Posters. One for each Common Core Category!

>>>>> Two or more graphic organizers for all five text structures:

----- Sequence, Cause & Effect, Compare & Contrast, Descriptive, Problem & Solution.

>>>>> Over 20 additional Common Core Informational Text Graphic Organizers.

------ Each is labeled with the standard.

>>>>> Three Generic Comprehension Sheets Free of Common Core Standards.

----- Provided for anyone who are not using CCSS.

>>>>> Weekly Homework Assignment Sheets

----- There are five different assignment options

----- Two versions: With or Without Adult Initials

----- One blank template for each version. Twelve pages total.

As always, you will find:

*** Modern clickable navigation in the table of contents which also has lexile levels.

These timeless close reads and the corresponding activities can be used all year! Not just during December!

Use the differentiated passages for fluency practice!

Each passage page has the word count and lexile level clearly indicated.

Will work nicely for whole group, small group, social studies, science history, weekly Common Core homework, and more!

This set will also work perfectly for read-alouds.

"Close Reading" can happen with read-alouds. :)

Common Core Standards are listed in the answer key and next to each question so you are sure which standards are being addressed.

Second Grade Common Standards Addressed

RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.8, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

Third Grade Common Standards Addressed

RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

Fourth Grade Common Standards Addressed

RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.9, RI.4.10

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For more on Text Coding, Text Structures, and Close Reading of Informational Texts.

Click HEREto see my Interactive Notebook for Informational Text, Text Structures, and Close Reads.

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Click HEREto see my Monthly Close Reading Units.

"Helping your children become text-dependent!"

Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!

Designed for Close Reading: Other uses includehomework, social studies, or science.

Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!

Each passage is written at FOURlevels.From first to fifth!

Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!

Each passage can be used as week-long homework!

Click HEREto check out my Monthly Close Reading Club!

January-December!

Click below to see more of each individual unit in the file.

Click HEREfor the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click HEREfor the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.

Click the green links to see the titles included in each unit.

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