Students will read to understand that when force is applied to an object, the motion changes. Through the FOCUS method, your students will search through the text to answer text dependent questions and backing it up with evidence. They will annotate the text and complete a high-level question based on the text. Task cards complete the packet to assess their comprehension of the study.
This close read packet uses the FOCUS method to teach the understanding of force and motion. Students will read a passage and complete comprehension and evidence based material. Each step is designed for scaffolding and targeting students learning styles. Enjoy this step-by-step close reading method that is sure to help you and your students get into a steady close reading routine!
By using the FOCUS close reading format for teaching the structure of matter, students will search through the text to learn vocabulary and key concepts. Activities in this packet provide consistency and effectiveness for both student's and teachers.
*6 Vocabulary Posters
*Teacher Guide and Checklist- Provides guidance and documentation for student success.
*Rubrics- 2 FOCUS rubrics are provided to help you understand the purpose and your students progress.
*1 Close Read Passage- 880 Lexile
*1 Student Goal Tracker- Students become more aware of their thinking and learning as they track their progress
*ThinkBox- After labeling and reading the text independently, students will complete a think box to organize their thoughts. Questions are text dependent and evidence must be cited from the text.
*Unwrapping the text- Students will analyze the structure of the text and its text features to complete an engaging and insightful activity. By searching and citing the text, students will become more familiar with the content.
*Show- Students may choose from 4 task cards (or you can choose one in advance) to complete a higher level activity to show comprehension of the material.
*Stations- (3) Integrates art and writing to provide additional review of the content
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