The Holiday Close Reading Bundle comes will all FOUR of my close reading passages for Christmas and the winter holidays. These Christmas passages are the perfect way to keep your students engaged this holiday season. This December, your students will love using these fun passages for the middle grades to learn what they never knew about the science and wonder behind snowflakes, the history of the candy cane, the Christmas pickle, and amazing reindeer!
These fun Close Reading activities each includes 1 close reading informational passage. In addition to the passage, you will also receive an accompanying quiz with text dependent questions that will drive students back to the text to gain deeper understanding. Also included is 1 OPINION writing to text prompt for each passage that will help to tie together your literacy instruction as well as 3 graphic organizers to help students make connections and organize their thinking.
These close reading passages are a fantastic resource for upper elementary or middle school students. They are an excellent way to integrate ELA and are great for daily review, centers, early finishers, or even whole class instruction.
Each of the FOUR Close Reading Passages include:
1 Informational Close Reading Passage
1 Opinion Writing Prompts
3 Close Reading Graphic Organizers for Student Use
Personal Text Response
1 Text Dependent Question Assessment
1 Annotating Text Poster
1 What is Close Reading Page
1 3 Levels of Close Reading Page
1 TDQ Answer Key
1 Writing Rubric for Opinion Writing
You are sure to have your kids digging deeply into text and extrapolating meaning through Close Reading!
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