Main Idea and Details Strategy Pack
This 86 page nonfiction reading strategy pack is loaded with relevant science content, written comprehension questions, graphic organizers, great close reading passages, and printables!
Why will you L*O*V*E this pack?
If you are thinking that conducting close reading with primary students is very difficult, this pack will change your view of rigorous reading for primary students! This resource not only has great passages, but it will also teach you and provide you with all the tools that you need to run close reading with your small groups! These activities are so easy to prep, ink friendly, and super engaging. A TOTAL TIME SAVER!
The activities in this product target not only reading strategies, but it also targets relevant science content area information.
What is included in this product?
In this pack you will find 22 nonfiction - Science close reading passages (in color and black and white) to build your students' strategy development (main idea and details) within the whole gradual release of responsibility model. You will also target relevant science content while conducting your close reading groups
♦letter to teacher explaining the rationale behind this product
♦How to use this product and classroom implications (for reading comprehension)
♦How to teach the strategy of main idea and details
♦How to do close reads in the primary and upper grades
♦Generic text dependent questions speech bubbles (three phases)
♦Think marks for close reading bookmarks ( full color and black and white)
♦Close reading set #1 Tigers> 3 science close reading passages (color, black and white, written responses, graphic organizers, printables)
♦Close reading set #2 Rocks> 4 science passages (color, black and white, written responses, graphic organizers, printables)
♦Close reading set #3 Forces, motion, and simple machines> 6 science passages (color, black and white, written responses, graphic organizers, printables)
♦Close reading set #4 space> 5 science passages (color, black and white, written responses, graphic organizers, printables)
♦Close reading set #5 Storms> 4 science passages (color, black and white, written responses, graphic organizers, printables)
You may also read my blog posts about close reading in the primary grades here!!
Thank you so much for considering my product and have a blessed day!
Laura G. ~ Where the Magic Happens
These are my other close reading packs! They are designed with a clear strategy in mind, great content, aligned to the CCS, and will provide your students with written comprehension practice as well!!
Main Idea and details close reading strategy pack
December Holidays Close Reading
Earth Day Close Reading
Community Helpers Close Reading
Landforms Close Reading
Insects Close Reading
Objects in the sky close reading
Ocean Animals Close Reading
September Close Reading
Sound Close Reading Brochures
Life Cycles close reading brochures
Polar Animals Close Reading
Force and Motion Close Reading
Mammals Close Reading
Keywords: Reading comprehension, reading comprehension for first grade, reading comprehension for second grade, reading strategies, close reading, main idea and details, Common Core reading for informational text, science passages.