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FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment

FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
FREEBIE: Common Core Space Passage for Close Reading, Text Evidence, Assessment
Product Description
This unit comes from a larger unit. Read Below.

In this freebie you will find 1 original, written by me, Space Themed Passage about Asteroids with text dependent questions. This passage can be utilized to assess RI.1 in any grade where this passage is at an independent level for the student.

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Standards are printed on each page in a clear fashion.

Take a look at the product description for the larger unit below or click here to access it for more of a look at these passages.

This Space Themed Passage addresses RI.1

Standards are printed at the top left or right above each question on pages where more than one standard is assessed. This informational text unit can be utilized for standards based grading. The text dependent questions challenge and enrich.

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The Space Themed Passage come from the unit described below:

This 182 Page Unit Contains: 60 passages for homework, guided reading, close reading, assessments or use during science, social studies time. 100% Aligned to Common Core RL and RI standards.

This unit is Volume One!

Click here to see Volume Two.

This unit is in a bundle of 2. Click here to purchase both and save money.

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***Full Answer Key Included*** Standards listed next to each question. Easy to use with Standards Based Grading.

This unit is designed to "encourage" students to cite textual evidence and answer in complete sentences. Pages are corrugated and to be printed off as front to back. The front has the passage while the back has the common core aligned text dependent questions.

High interest passages & graphics spark student motivation to read at the beginning of the year, middle, end and even summer.

Passages are packaged into the following unit themes: Myth, Fairy Tales, Legend, Biomes and Weather Passages, Solar System Passages, Patriotic Passages and Mammals and Bird Passages.

You will need a current unzipping application to open as there are 7 pdf-ed files in this unit.

On each page parents and students can see the expectations of citing text evidence. With the RACE acronym printed at the bottom of each page it's always in view and reminds appropriate structure.

Passage Titles Organized by Theme:
*** Weather and Biomes***
1. How the Weather is Made
2. Thunderstorms
3. Tornado 411
4. Precipitation
5. April Showers Bring May Flowers
6. Tropical Storms
7. Average Climate
8. Desert Biomes
9. Tropical Rainforest
10. Deciduous Forest
11. North American Biomes

***Space Unit***
1. What is an Orbit?
2. Day and Night
3. Our Atmosphere
4. Seasonal Patterns
5. Equinoxes and Solstices
6. Solar System
7. The Planets and Names
8. Hot Mercury
9. Clouds of Venus
10. Our Home Earth
11. Mars the Red Planet
12. Asteroid Belt
13. Giant Jupiter
14. Rings of Saturn
15. Neptune and its Moon
16. Uranus the Sideways Planet
17. Shooting Stars
18. Kuiper Belt
19. Comets
20. The Sun

***Patriotic Unit***
1. Constitution 411
2. Independence Day
3. Lady Liberty
4. Bald Eagle
5. Liberty Bell
6. White House
7. Labor Day
8. Veteran's Day
9. Bill of Rights
10. September 11th
11. Branches of Government

***Mammal and Bird Unit***
1. Lions and Cubs
2. Zebras and Foals
3. Monkeys and Infants
4. Elephants and Calves
5. Hippos and Calves
6. Tigers and Cubs
7. Giraffes and Calves
8. Birds and Chicks
9. Penguin Fathers
10. Wise Old Owl

***Fairy Tale and Legend Unit***
1. The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Retold by me)
2. Rumpelstiltskin (Retold by me)
3. Hansel and Gretel (Retold by me)
Fairy Tales from public domain.

Also Included:
20 Pages of the 100 Page Unit: 3rd Grade Common Core Toolkit for Close Reading and Text Evidence

Parent Letter Explaining Text Evidence Homework (Should you choose to use as homework) {2 Fonts: w/ & w/o border}

CCSS Alignements

Answer Key

This product is useful for text coding in the content areas.


Copyright C Amy Harrod. All rights reserved by Author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view unless approved by Amy Harrod. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the digital millenium copiright act (DMCA).

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Aligned to 3rd but absolutely suitable for 2nd-6th

Product updated for font clarity on 7-20-13


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Click here to see Common Core Text Evidence Passages for Homework, Close Reading or Assessments {759 Page Unit with 136 Passages}

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For more on Text Coding, Text Structures, and Close Reading of Informational Texts.

Click here to see my Interactive Notebook for Informational Text, Text Structures, and Close Reads.
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Click here to see my Monthly Close Reading Units.
"Helping your children become text-dependent!"

Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
Click here to check out my Monthly Close Reading Club!
January-December!
Click below to see each individual unit in the file.

Click below to see more of each individual unit in the file.
Click here for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click the green links to see the titles included in each unit.

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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