Kindergarten Nonfiction Close Reads {20 Weeks Included}

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Tara West
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Kindergarten Nonfiction Close Reads {20 Weeks Included}

Close not a change to what you teach- just how you teach it! In this packet you will get 20 weeks of explicit close read lesson plans. Topics: Frogs, Dinosaurs, Dolphins, Snakes, Moon, Sharks, Storms/Weather, Seed to Plant, Elephants, Butterflies, Apples, Seasons, Veteran's Day, Polar Bears, Planets, Cats vs Dogs, Bats, A Tiger Grows Up, Reindeer, & Ponies. There are 5 days of lesson plans for each week. The weeks follow the same format for ease of teaching. I have also provided the picture cards for all of the vocabulary words!

Day 1: Cold Read
Day 2: Introduce Unknown Vocabulary
Day 3: Students answer text-dependent questions
Day 4: Students work collaboratively on an essential question
Day 5: Students take their knowledge of the close read to a cumulative writing activity

View the preview file to see the texts that are used for each week.

Please note you must provide your own texts!

Kindergarten Close Reads BUNDLED{50 weeks Included}
Kindergarten Fiction Close Reads {25 weeks Included}
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New to close reads? Read this informational blog post about our latest freebie nonfiction close read.

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Total Pages
207 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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