First Grade Close Reads BUNDLED {45 weeks included}

First Grade Close Reads BUNDLED {45 weeks included}
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First Grade Close Reads BUNDLED {45 weeks included}

Close not a change to what you teach- just how you teach it! In this packet you will get 45 {20 nonfiction and 25 fiction} weeks of explicit close read lesson plans. Please note that these close read lessons are based on actual texts and are primarily teacher-led. You can download the preview file to see the books used. There are 5 days of lesson plans for each week. The weeks follow the same format for ease of teaching. I have also provided the picture cards for all of the vocabulary words!

Day 1: Teacher: cold read, themed bubble chart, Chart vocabulary words. Students: Listen and write unknown vocab words
Day 2: Teacher: review of themed bubble chart & vocabulary chart, second read, & ask text dependent questions. Students: Complete listen & discuss writing prompt, discuss and answer text-dependent questions.
Day 3: Teacher: third read, ask text-dependent questions. Students: discuss and answer text-dependent questions, & complete answer to exit "ticket."
Day 4: Teacher: choose a Common Core aligned skill focus organizer that covers a skill your class is currently working on. Students: work collaboratively on a skill focus organizer.
Day 5: Teacher: lead a final discussion and turn & talk of the book. Students: will complete a cumulative writing activity.

Packets included are below. Click on each link to view additional details and previews! Please note that you must provide your own texts. I

First Grade Fiction Close Reads {25 weeks Included}

First Grade Nonfiction Close Reads {20 weeks Included}

If you are looking for close reads that are student-led you will want to view THESE from A Year of Many Firsts.

The book list is the same as my Kindergarten close reads. However, these close reads are far more rigorous with additional tasks for each day of the close read! You will need your own copy of the text, it is not provided in the packet. View the preview file to see the texts that are used for each week. Also, please note that there are a few repeated pages within the packet for ease of printing each week. These pages are NOT included in the page count listed below!

New to close reads? Read this informational blog post about close reads.

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