May 4th - Common Core Close Read & Comprehension Passages w/Complex Questions

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May Packet for 4th Grade!

HIGH INTEREST FICTION, NONFICTION AND POETRY!!

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!


May Contents include 11 Excerpts/Questions:
1. Nonfiction - Neil Armstrong and His Space Walk
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, main idea/details, structure, understanding the life of a nonfiction person

2. Nonfiction – May Day
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, understanding illustrations, main idea/details

3. Nonfiction – May Day Baskets
-Key Elements: Understanding diagrams, following directions, deciphering understanding on meaning between diagrams and instructions

4. Nonfiction – Cinco de Mayo
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, synonyms, definitions/context clues, understanding text

5. Nonfiction – Lewis and Clark Expedition
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding text, deciphering meaning, main idea/details, understanding maps

6. Fiction – An excerpt from Island of the Blue Dolphins
-Key Elements: Close read, plot elements (characterization, setting) deciphering meaning, point of view

7. Biography – Scott O’Dell
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding text and a nonfiction figure.
-Extra activity – Story Writing

8. Poem – The Voice of Spring
-Key Elements: Poetic Elements, close read of poetry, setting, decipher meaning and stanzas

9. Fiction – Excerpt Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, understanding descriptions and text

10. Nonfiction – Memorial Day
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding nonfiction text

11. Poem – For Those (A Memorial Day poem)
- Key Elements: Understanding poetic elements, close read of poetry

*Note: If you are purchasing packets for 4th and 5th grade they are VERY similar. Because Common Core groups 4/5 together, I have created my packets accordingly. Please email me with any questions before you purchase the same packet in these two grades.

CCSS/Lexile levels Included on the Answer Key!

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Have a great year!
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May 4th - Common Core Close Read & Comprehension Passages
May 4th - Common Core Close Read & Comprehension Passages
May 4th - Common Core Close Read & Comprehension Passages
May 4th - Common Core Close Read & Comprehension Passages