Losing Teeth Informational Text Close Reading: Words & Pictures Mini Unit

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Included in this resource:

-Everything you need to start and/or continue doing Close Reading of Informational Text activities with your
little learners! No Experience necessary!
-LOSING TEETH original Close Reading passage
(Written specifically with little learners in mind, deliberately loaded to build vocabulary).
(Simple and clean format with large, easy to read font).
-Text annotating and writing extensions with differentiation options.
-Procedures, tips, and support for Close Reading with Kindergarten, First Grade
-Procedures, tips, and support for promoting and facilitating meaningful and productive partner talk.
-Common Core aligned question stems for facilitating oral language and conversation rich in content vocabulary.
-Student copies of LOSING TEETH with space for annotations.
-Vocabulary cards with color pictures (new bigger size!)
-Write Around the Room Recording Pages for use as a center with vocabulary cards posted around the room.
-Mini Word Wall (great to support learners for writing and/or add to your writing center.
-Picture Talk (visual literacy) rationale and directions, pictures, questions, Picture Talk anchor chart example and chart elements.
-Picture Talk picture labeling student pages (8 differentiated) (also great for using whole class on Smart Board with this PDF, )
-Resources page – more resources you may want to check out to extend this subject!
-Standards page – articulated standards and PO #’s listed for English Language Arts, Speaking and Listening, Writing and Science.

**My Close Reading resources do not need to be taught in any order.... Each resource provides all the teacher directions you need to get started and keep going during any time of the school year! :o)

I bet you'll like my other Close Reading resources!

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Pam Davidson

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.


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