This product contains 20 Non-Fiction Articles for close reading and graphic organizers for writing a simple summary in a journal format. Great for beginning writers and struggling writers!
There are 3 files:
1. Articles and graphic organizers only
2. Sentence stems in the graphic organizer
3. Sentence stems and the text to fill in the sentence so your student can practice copying from near point (SHOWN IN PREVIEW).
Lots of scaffolding! All 3 levels are included in this one file. All have the same articles so all of your students can work on the same text, regardless of their writing level.
Every story has the Lexile Level, word count and grade level (2 - 4) included.
Each article is simple, no more than 100 words, and provides plenty of room for notes for close reading.
There 20 articles with a variety of topics including arts, earth science and social studies!
Instructions with visuals included for putting the journals together!
Thanks for looking!