These differentiated close reading task cards enable students to highlight, circle, or underline the details that support their answers directly on the task cards! Blank lines are written on each task card to allow room for students to fully explain the answer to the close reading question that is on each card. 32 colorful, informational text task cards are included. 16 task cards are provided at level one. And, 16 task cards are provide at level two. This is a great way to prepare for Common Core and help students learn how to defend their answers.
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The document is differentiated so that readers at different levels can practice close reading with text that is at their reading level. This makes a great literacy center station and is a great way to reinforce close reading lessons. A fully annotated answer key is also included. The answer key shows the text that should be highlighted and includes the written answer that students should include.
What makes these task cards close reading task cards?
The answer key is unique because it shows the portion of the text that should be highlighted or underlined. As students and teachers look over answers, they can see which sentences are key details from the text. This helps students become even more careful readers. Also, each task card reminds students to closely read the text. Plus, lines are provided on each task card for students to directly write the answer to a question. The answer key makes checking student close reading work quick and easy. It also serves as a model for students because it shows how they should closely read text.
Level one is for students that read at the second to third grade level range.
Level two is for students that read at the late kindergarten to first grade level range.
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