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This Amazing Insects Reading Packet has everything you need for a complete Close Reading unit about termites, army ants, cockroaches, honeybees, and grasshoppers. Differentiated Reading Passages are at the heart of this one-stop resource! Easy to use and fun for learning!
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If you have never used Close Reading or even if you are already a pro, this 60-page packet truly is for you! It has everything you need for a complete, successful informational text reading unit.
Each of the 5 passages included in this resource is provided in two differentiated levels. One is in the fifth-sixth grade reading range, and the other is in the third-fourth grade reading level range. The level is given for each passage, along with a guide that provides the corresponding grade level. I've taken all the guesswork out of differentiating and leveling of passages for you!
This packet includes:
• 5 Insects Informational Passages (each passage has 2 differentiated versions)
• 5 Close Reading Activities for each passage
• End of Unit Culminating Writing Activities
• Guide Sheet
• Annotation Guide
• 5 Bonus Coloring Pages
• Answer Keys
This packet includes these informational, high-interest, close reading packets:
• Army Ant: Soldier Insect
• Cockroaches: Ancient Survivors
• Grasshoppers: Chirping Jumpers
• Termites: Small, but Mighty
• Honey Bee: Industrious Worker
This packet is both rigorous and Common-Core aligned. Questions have been carefully crafted to move readers from basic, recall questions to higher-level questions where students must cite evidence from the text to support their answers. There are 5 tasks/activities for each passage, moving from easier tasks to more challenging activities. Each passage and its corresponding activities offer a full-week's worth of close reading.
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