FREE U.S. Constitution Day Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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Constitution Day is September 17, and this close reading activity would be a perfect way to learn all about the Constitution. If you're looking for an online version of this resource, click {here}.

I have used these close reading texts with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text multiple times. The follow-up activities have gotten my students to go back to the text and dig deeper.

How are my close reading texts unique?

★ Original, high-interest, and short passages written by me

★ Discreetly differentiated into five levels of difficulty to address a wide range of student abilities

★ Variety of engaging follow-up activities that require students to dig deeper into the passages

Perfect for:

★ Whole group

★ Guided reading

★ ELA centers

★ Homework

What is included?

★ Five levels of passages, second and third reading activities, writing response, and answer keys

Skills covered:

★ Synthesizing information

★ Primary sources

★ Opinion writing

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Teaching Duration
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