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Increase your students' understanding of The Life Cycle of the Flower with the Close Reading passages of Informational Text. The 5 informational texts that are included have Lexile Levels between 470-1010.
There are 26 graphic organizers included - there is a lot of variety in the graphic organizers from RI.1 to RI.10, including writing. They are grade level and core standard specific. You can choose which ones you use, depending on what core standards you are focusing on, or focus on all standards throughout the study of each topic. The graphic organizers help you teach the following Core Standards for 3rd-6th grades:
RI.1: Ask and Answer Questions; Key Details;
RI.2: Main Topic and Key Details; Summarizing the text;
RI.3: Connecting two details in a text; explaining the relationship of events;
RI.4: Clarify the meaning of unknown words and phrases; How phrases provide meaning;
RI.5: Text Features, Cause and Effect
RI.6: Main purpose of the text and illustrations; Point of View; Analyzing Text
RI.7: Explaining illustrations and how it contributes to the topic
RI.8: Supporting points the author makes
RI.9: Compare and contrast two texts on the same topic;
RI.10: Read and comprehend grade level texts.
W.2: Writing Informational Pieces
W.3: Writing Narratives.