December (V2) 7th & 8th Grade Common Core Close Read w/ Text Dependent Questions

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DECEMBER VOLUME 2 PACKET!!
**For 7th and/or 8th Grade!!**

This is the December Volume 2 packet of reading comprehension passages and complex, text-dependent multiple choice short/ long response questions modeled after the Common Core!!

*Common Core Standards and Lexile levels are included for both grade levels! *

Use for weekly assessments, pre/post-assessments, progress monitoring, homework, sub-plans, fun exercises... anything you need.

Questions involve; close read, deciphering meaning, poetic elements, using a dictionary, fictional elements (plot, characterization, setting, etc.) and so much more!! *Check out the Preview**

**There are 10 excerpts in this packet!**
Contents:
1. Nonfiction – History of Tobogganing
- Key Elements: Close read, understanding meaning, citing text, illustration analyzing

2. Nonfiction – The Poinsettia Plant
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, understanding APA and MLA format (comparing formats)

3. Nonfiction – Home Sweet Home – World’s Largest Gingerbread House
- Key Elements: Close read, central idea, understanding text, synonyms

4. Letter – Friendly letter
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, Characters attitude, style of writing, tone, understanding text

5. Fiction – An excerpt from The Three Musketeers
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, imagery, Morale (characterization, setting, understanding text.

6. Biography – Alexandre Dumas, pere
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, irony, sentence structure

7. Poetry – Winter Poems (3 poems)
-Three poems: When It Is Snowing, Ice Chandelier, Breeze’s Fury
-Key Elements: Close read of poetry, tone, citing evidence, compare/contrast of style and form, point of view, figurative language

8. Fiction – An excerpt from West of the Moon
-Key Elements: Deciphering meaning, Characterization, conflict, close read, figurative language point of view.

9. Nonfiction – Ryan’s Well
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding text, central idea/details, deciphering meaning

10. Fiction – An excerpt from The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, understanding characters, relationships, synonyms, images, word choice.

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December (V2) 7th & 8th Grade Common Core Close Read w/ Te
December (V2) 7th & 8th Grade Common Core Close Read w/ Te
December (V2) 7th & 8th Grade Common Core Close Read w/ Te
December (V2) 7th & 8th Grade Common Core Close Read w/ Te
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