Loch Ness Monster Close Read

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Grade Levels
5th - 7th
Formats Included
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16 pages
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Introduce your upper elementary or middle school kids to the mystery surrounding the legendary monster of Loch Ness with this 5 Day CCSS Aligned Whole Group or Small Group Close Read!

The article about the monster will fascinate your students. Text-based questions and center extensions include Common Core standards and are aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy. Teacher directions for whole group and small group address numerous areas of an evaluation rubric. Links are provided for videos and informational articles for instructional strategies as well. There is something here to engage everyone!

You and your students will enjoy this 5-day close read that includes:

"What's In Here" Quick Start Guide

Explicit Whole Group and Small Teacher Directions with links

"Who Was The Loch Ness Monster?" Article

2 Pages Differentiated CCSS Aligned Text-Based Questions aligned to Blooms

2 Writing prompts

2 Center Extensions

1 Vocabulary Graphic Organizer

1 Self-Grading Rubric

1 Writing Rubric

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


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