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4.0 "This was a great resource for reading activities with our Johnny Appleseed unit!" -Alecia C.
This unit is totally Applicious!
This unit comes from a larger unit. Read Below.
In this unit you will find 5 original, written by me, Apple Themed Passages with FIVE response pages per text where the student must cite text evidence and write in complete sentences. You will also receive 1 duplicate of each text without a border. This will make it easy for your class to annotate over the text, engage in Close Reading and code the text.
Includes Text Coding Chart, RI.9 Paired Passage Tools, Interactive Notebook Idea, and Close Reading Ideas.
Aligned to Third Grade Standards. Can be utilized by any grade level.
***Apple Unit Passages***
1. Applicious Lexile 740 RI.1, RI.4, RI.7 RI.8
2. Types of Apples Lexile 770 RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.7, RI.8
3. All About Apples Lexile 770 RI.2 RI.3, RI.4, RI.7, RI.8
4. Johnny Appleseed Lexile 750 RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.7, RI.8
5. Apple Idioms Lexile 740 RL.4, RL.7
Because each passage has FIVE corresponding pages you can utilize this for homework. It will come out to 5 weeks of homework. You can even use these passages as fun homework or to compliment social studies.
The description for the larger unit that this unit is inside of is below. Take a look at the product description for the larger unit below or CLICK HERE to access it for more of a look at these passages.
This Apple Unit can be used to assess RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5, RI.6, RI.7, RI.8
Standards are printed at the top left or right above each question on pages where more than one standard is assessed. This informational text and literature unit can be utilized for standards based grading. The text dependent questions challenge and enrich.
This is the larger 340+ Page Unit Which Contains: 40 passages for assessments, homework, guided reading, close reading, or use during science, social studies time. 100% Aligned to Common Core RL and RI standards. Purchase this unit to save money and have more of a variety as it addresses other standards.
***Full Answer Key Included*** Standards listed next to each question. Easy to use with Standards Based Grading.
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Each passage has 4 activities (1 graphic organizer and 3 sheets with text dependent questions)
Passages are packaged into the following unit themes: Back to School, Apples, Insects, Science and Fairy Tales & Fables
On each page parents and students can see the expectations of citing text evidence. With structured response support printed at the bottom of each page. It serves as a reminder to parents and students the expectations of a complete answer.
Passage Titles Organized by Theme:
1. What is Science?
2. Life Science
3. Earth Space Science
4. Physical Science
5. Matter of Fact
6. Technology Solves Difficulties
7. Mathematics and Science
8. The Scientific Method
9. State the Problem
10. Gather Information
12. Record the Results
14. Matter of Fact (Diff. Pass)
2. Fly Away
4. Worker Bee
5. Butterflies and Moths
6. Dragonflies and Damselflies
7. Grasshoppers or Locusts
8. Lady Buggin Me
9. Preying Mantis
2. Types of Apples
3. All About Apples
4. Johnny Appleseed
5. Apple Idioms
***Fable and Fairy Tale Unit***
These passages are retold by me from public domain.
1. Friendly Little Red
2. The Frog Prince
4. The Magic Fish
5. The Magic Goose
6. The Monkey and the Lion
***Back to School Unit***
1. Jitters, Part 1
2. Jitters, Part 2
3. History of Education
4. Teachers Now and Before
5. Little Red Schoolhouse
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Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading: Other uses includehomework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOURlevels.From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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