Earth Day (Recycling) Informational Text Close Reading

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Renee Dooly
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1st - 2nd
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Are you looking for nonfiction reading passages that can be used for close reading? Look no further! These Earth Day (recycling) informational text passages include real photos and information that will engage and inform your students.

Topics Included:

  • compost
  • fossil fuels
  • landfill
  • natural resources
  • pollution
  • recycle
  • reduce
  • reuse
  • worms

What is included in each pack?

  • One page informational passage for each animal
  • Graphic organizers for each passage
  • Text-dependent comprehension questions for each passage
  • Generic fact organizer
  • Writing paper (2 choices)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.


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