EMPEROR PENGUINS and EMPEROR PENGUIN CHICKS CLOSE READ with craft
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I am so excited to present this packet to you! I am confident that both your students and you will enjoy learning FUN FACTS about EMPEROR PENGUINS and EMPEROR PENGUINS CHICKS! For example did you know that emperor penguins are the largest of all the penguins or that emperor penguin chicks stay in groups called crèches?
ELA Anchor Standards:
Key Ideas and Details:
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.
Craft and Structure:
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
I have differentiated every aspect of this packet. This allows you to easily differentiate the close reading passages (Emperor Penguins and Emperor Penguin Chicks) to your students diverse learning levels. I also differentiated each of the close reading questions. This allows you to easily accommodate your high flyers, average learners, and those who need more scaffolding. As teachers we know that one size does not fit all!
Included in this product:
-Color and black and white versions of every sheet!
5 Versions of Emperor Penguins Close Read: Color, BW, smaller and larger fonts, longer and shorter versions, all with pictures
-9 sets of Close Reading Questions including differentiated versions
4 Versions of Emperor Penguin Chicks Close Read: Color, BW, smaller and larger fonts, longer and shorter versions, all with pictures
-12 set of Close Reading Questions including differentiated versions
-Penguin Craft Sample
-Penguin Craft Directions
-Fact Box Recording Sheets- 3 different versions
-Penguin Craft Template Tracer
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