Global Readers: Peru Close Reading Passage

Global Readers: Peru Close Reading Passage
Global Readers: Peru Close Reading Passage
Global Readers: Peru Close Reading Passage
Global Readers: Peru Close Reading Passage
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This close reading passage offers important information about life in Peru. The author wrote this in Peru. The pictures were taken by the author of @GloballyTaught and show the life and landscape of Peru. Enjoy reading and discussing this special country in South America. Continue to check my store @GloballyTaught for more close reading passages and other activities on world cultures.

What’s included:

  • 2 informational texts on rural/urban life in Panama and the Panama Canal
  • Multi-step guided jot sheets specific to each text
  • Text-Dependent Question Guide
  • Comprehension Questions
  • Answer Key

Common Core Standards covered in this product:

  • Text Features (CCSS RI.3.5)
  • Images and Diagrams (CCSS RI.2.7; RI.3.7; RI.4.7)
  • Point of View (CCSS RI.2.6; RI.3.6)
  • Main Idea (CCSS RI.3.2; RI.4.2)
  • Ask and Answer Questions (CCSS RI.3.1; RI.4.1)
  • Text Evidence (CCSS RI.4.8; RI.5.8)

SUGGESTED USES: This product is perfect for whole-group close reading, small-group interventions, literacy centers, sub plans, guided reading, or home learning.

Lexile: 810-1,000 | Fountas & Pinnell: P, Q, R, S, T

Distance Learning: Print at home to practice reading and understanding informational texts.

*This product is a non-editable PDF*


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Annie Wilcox @Globally Taught

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Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
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