Will Jeff find out the mystery of the pocket watch before it is too late? Will Raybeth and Charlie ever make it home? These high-interest passages are designed to build close reading skills and review comprehension in a fun way.
The document includes:
--Three literature passages
--Close reading writing prompts
--An annotated key for the writing
--An answer key for the comprehension
(Special Note: This is a modified version of my Common Core Close Reading (Grades 3-5) Document. All references to Common Core have been removed from this document).
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