March 4th Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Text Dependent Questions

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March Packet for 4th Grade - Vol. 1

High Interest Passages on the Code Talkers (nonfiction and fiction texts), Iditarod, St. Patrick's Day, poems and so much more!!

Common Core and Lexile levels included.

All of the following excerpts, charts, passages and diagrams are associated with either a variety of multiple choice reading comprehension questions, open-response questions, student inquiry, both short and long answer questions or a combination of strategies.

Students will get acquainted with taking complex-question assessments. Use for; weekly assessments, pre-assessment, post-assessment, progress monitoring, and whatever else you have in mind!

Questions involve; close reading, using context clues, inference, poetry elements, plot, characterization, analytical reading, comprehension, reading for meaning, vocabulary and so much more!

March Packet Includes:

Poetry Day Poem #1 –Morgan’s Curse
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, poetic elements

Poetry Day Poem #2 – I Found a Four-Leaf Clover
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, poetic elements
- PLUS - 2 Extra Activities - Compare/Contrast Poem #1 & 2 – CCSS RL.4.9/ RL.4.6 and Poetry Writing "I Found a Four-Leaf Clover"

Nonfiction – The Last Great Race on Earth; the Iditarod
-Key Elements: Close read, synonyms, differences, deciphering meanings
-PLUS - Extra Activities - Map Interpretation

Fiction – Excerpt from The Barn by AVI
-Key Elements: Close read, symbolism, plot characteristics, setting, point of view

Poetry – The Bird Came Down the Walk by Emily Dickenson
-Key Elements: Close read, poetic devices, symbolism, point of view, figurative language

Nonfiction – Leprechauns
-Key Elements: Close read, main idea/details, synonyms, deciphering meaning of text

Nonfiction – The Wild World of Sharks
-Key Elements: Close read, main idea, compare/contrast, synonyms, deciphering meaning of text
- PLUS - Extra Activities - Compare/Contrasting sharks

St. Patrick’s Day Fact or Fiction
-Key Elements: 10 Fact or fiction fun questions with short explanations

Fiction – Excerpt from Code Talker written by Joseph Bruchac
-Key Elements: Close read, plot, characterization, point of view, deciphering meaning of text

Nonfiction – Code Talkers of World War II
-Key Elements: Close read, main idea/details, synonyms, deciphering meaning of text

-PLUS - 3 Extra Activities - Compare/Contrast Nonfiction to Fiction Texts (CCSS – RI.4.9 and RI.4.6), How the Code Works, and Nonfiction Connections.

PLEASE NOTE: Because Common Core groups 4th/5th grade together, this packet is EXTREMELY similar to the 5th grade packet! (Same passages with MOSTLY same questions). The concepts and ideas are the same for all students to master! Please read the contents carefully if purchasing along with 3rd grade. There are some similar passages.

Resources/Literature/Answer Key Included- All of these works have copyright information listed on the reference/literature page and/or I have been given permission to use the passages in my packet. The last page is a complete literature/ bibliography of the works that are used in this packet as well as resources that I may have utilized while creating this packet.


CCSS/Lexile levels Included!

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February 4th Grade Packet

April 4th Grade Packet

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March 4th Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Text
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March 4th Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Text
March 4th Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Text
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