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This informational text activity book contains five close reading activities about the lives of some of the most famous scientists throughout history.
It includes individual activities on:
Students have to read the text and then answer questions. The resource is ideal for homework activities, reading group activities, guided reading, exam/test preparation etc.
Each worksheet requires NO PREP and has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers.
Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.
Time allowance per activity ( one hour)
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers.
If you would like an example of the type of activity this is please look at my example Macbeth Activity 5th & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity.
Also, if you liked the activity why not look at one of our other Reading Comprehension Activity Books.
Volume I of the Influential US Presidents Collection contains four activities on George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. All for just $3.00
Our World War II Collection - 5th & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity Book is 10 activities timelining the war for just $4.50.
We also have a Non-Fiction Collection - 5th & 6th Grade Close Reading Activity Bookwith 10 activities for just $4.50
Close reading activities are also know as: reading comprehensions, instructional texts, close reads, close readers and reading comps.
We also specialise in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet.And we have a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol.