Halloween Close Reading

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5th - 8th
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38 pages
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Want MORE engaging, rigorous "STUFF" Close Reads?
really GROSS stuff
really CREEPY stuff {Lower Lexile}
really STRANGE stuff
really JOLLY stuff
really MYSTERIOUS stuff
really FUNNY stuff
Bundle #1 - Gross, Creepy and Jolly Stuff
Bundle #2 - Strange, Mysterious and Funny Stuff
****Check out my LOWER LEXILE Really CREEPY Stuff****

Did you love my Really GROSS Stuff! Close Reading & Text Based Evidence pack?

I have 6 SUPER **CREEPY**, HIGHLY ENGAGING articles that are perfect to get kids excited about CLOSE READING and using TEXT BASED EVIDENCE! Once they read one of these articles, THEY WILL WANT TO DISSECT every article they EVER READ!!

This pack is GREAT to introduce or review CLOSE READING and TEXT BASED EVIDENCE in whole group, small group, literacy centers, and MUCH MORE!!!!!

These articles can be used for SO MANY things in your classroom!

{{Perfect for SCIENCE teachers!!}}

The pack includes:
*3 Close Reading Posters {What is CLOSE READING?, Why do I CLOSE READ?, and HOW do I CLOSE READ?}
*Close Reading Introductory Activity Idea
*Steps to Close Reading mini-posters {for students to add to their reading notebooks or folders}
*2 samples of close reading, text labeling and use of text-based evidence graphic organizers
*6 REALLY CREEPY original nonfiction articles {Lexile Ranges: 970-1050}
*12 ARTICLE SPECIFIC text based evidence graphic organizers to use with EACH of the 6 REALLY CREEPY articles
*BONUS: 7 text based evidence graphic organizers to use with each articlee

The 6 SUPER CREEPY original articles are:
*Cities of the Dead {970 Lexile} -- About cemeteries in Louisiana and why the tombs are above ground
*Haunted House: Fact or Fiction?{1110 Lexile}
*Our Blood {1000 Lexile}
*Pumpkin Guts {1050 Lexile}
*Spooky Spiders {1050 Lexile}
*Vampire Bats {1030 Lexile}

HAVE A SUPER CREEPY time with this pack and your kids!

***This pack would be appropriate reading level for grades 4th-9th grade according to the LEXILE chart***


(c) Lindsay Flood 2013
For SINGLE classroom use ONLY

Nonfiction, Halloween, Close Read
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38 pages
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