Celebrate January with relevant reading! In this unit you will find leveled informational texts designed specifically for first graders. This unit has no fluff! Just nitty gritty fun to help your little ones develop a love for reading informational text.
Lexile levels range from 250-450.
Each text comes in two different levels.
Each text is one page each. No worrying about printing front to back.
Word count for texts range from 78-136.
Students get practice digging into each text with prescribed coding.
This unit helps students develop the critical skill of locating textual evidence.
All About January
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Sports in January
National Soup Month
Blizzards and Snowstorms
All About Penguins
All About Polar Bears
All About the Arctic Hare
The Arctic Fox
Two types of "Table of Contents" *Clickable and Page Numbers*
This unit is not a set of lessons. Just passages with simple coding instructions so your students get the practice they need to dig in and find the evidence.
Use to compliment your close reading instruction, guided reading groups, science, social studies, or homework.
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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.
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!
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for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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