Earth Day Reading Mini-Unit {Earth Day Mentor Sentence and Close Reading}

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Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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60 pages
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This mini-reading unit is perfect for Earth Day, or anytime you're studying conservation and pollution. It integrates mentor sentences, close reading, reading comprehension, and figurative language skills!

Make sure you download the preview to get a peek at everything that's included!

This resource includes:

  • a week of mentor sentence lessons {text: Here Comes the Garbage Barge! by Jonah Winter} **Can be found at Storyline Online if you do not have the text!**
  • anchor charts, activities, and a small group game for hyperbole
  • differentiated practice pages and assessments for the mentor sentence + skill
  • close reading passage: Where Does Our Garbage Go?
  • building background lesson using clips from Toy Story 3
  • differentiated text dependent + close reading activities
  • synthesizing information activities
  • differentiated cloze worksheets

You will love how seamlessly this integrates science, language arts, and reading into your day.

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Total Pages
60 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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