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Matariki Close Reading Comprehension Texts - Higher Order Thinking Activities

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This Matariki Reading Resource includes THREE Year Five and Six non-fiction passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension in NZ (New Zealand) classrooms!

Learn more about the history of Matariki, how Matariki is celebrated today, and a popular Māori myth based on the Matariki star cluster.

This resource would also be suitable Year Seven and Eight learners as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!

What this resource is all about

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Anzac Day texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyse, Evaluate, Create).

Say goodbye to short simple passages with three multi-choice questions, and say hello to the future: quality close reading passages, engaging topics (more to come too folks!), exciting higher order thinking activities, and most importantly, growth in your students' reading comprehension and writing abilities!

In this pack you will receive:

1. Three texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
- What is Matariki?
- Matariki Today
- The Seven Stars of Matariki

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

3. Three Graphic Organiser Examples
- Information Web
- Main Idea
- Character Web

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.


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