Reading activities for close reading and literature study through the book Miss Rumphius written and illustrated by Barbara Cooney including vocabulary, comprehension through close reading journal notes and an essential question. and fluency practice.
This product contains two different types of vocabulary activities, an opportunity for students to read the text twice and take notes in a close reading journal, answer an essential question on a sheet provided, and take a 5 question quiz based on the text. There are also three levels of fluency passages based on the Flesch-Kinkaid grade level system. This includes a student and teacher sheet- grades 3, 4, and 6. Laminate these sheets for best results!
Students must focus on providing details from the text in order to support their answers. Multiple readings of the text will help students to dig deeper into the story. This is recommended for small group instruction in class or in RTI/Special education groups.
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