March 5th - Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Text Dependent Questions

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March Packet for 5th Grade!

St. Patrick's Day!! The Iditarod!! Compare/contrast poems and fiction to nonfiction texts, and so much more!!!

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:

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

2- Poetry Day Poem #2 – I Found a Four-Leaf Clover
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, poetic elements
Compare/Contrast Poem #1 & 2 – CCSS RL.5.9/ RL.5.6

3- Nonfiction – The Last Great Race on Earth; the Iditarod
-Key Elements: Close read, synonyms, differences, deciphering meanings

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

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

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

7- Nonfiction – The Wild World of Sharks
-Key Elements: Close read, main idea, compare/contrast, synonyms, deciphering meaning of text
- PLUS - Compare/Contrast Shark Profiles

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

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

10- Nonfiction – Code Talkers of World War II
-Key Elements: Close read, main idea/details, synonyms, deciphering meaning of text
PLUS - Compare/Contrast Nonfiction/Fiction Texts and How the Code Works

****PLEASE NOTE: Because Common Core groups 4th/5th grade together, this packet is extremely similar to the 4th 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.

CCSS/Lexile levels Included on Answer Key!

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March 5th - Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Te
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March 5th - Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Te
March 5th - Close Read Comprehension Passages w/Complex Te
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