This is a great activity to get your student engaged in a reading passage. Students are often told to "read closely" but they aren't always sure that that means. This pack gives students stories and a guide on how to complete a close read.
There are 2 reading comprehension stories in this pack. Each story is given at 2 different levels so you are able to differentiate in your classroom. Each reading comes with 2 short response questions (the same questions are used for both levels of the story), a close reading guide, and a summarizing graphic organizer!
What is a Groundhog? – reading comprehension offered at lexile 700 (Level N/O) and lexile 820 (Level R/S) The lower level has 1 dot and the higher level has 2 dots.
Gerry the Groundhog – reading comprehension offered at lexile 720 (Level N/O) and lexile 870 (Level R/S) The lower level has 1 dot and the higher level has 2 dots.
Perfect for Groundhog Day or even just to teach close reading!
There is a fiction and non fiction story included in this pack!
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