Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}

Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
Monthly Close Reading Club {Over 200 Passages FOUR reading LEVELS each}
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Over 2,500 Pages! Your one stop source for engaging, relevant, meaningful text evidence passages for the year! Right now you will find ten months with 20 monthly themed stories, articles, non-fiction and fiction passages: January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, and December Literature and Informational Text Units to use for Text Evidence and Close Reading.

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January-December are in here!
Click below to see each individual unit in this file.
Click here for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Over 200 differentiated passages with text dependent questions and so much more!

Please click through the links above to see more of each. :)

There are eleven monthly units in this file.

Please ask any and all questions prior to purchasing.
Use the contact form here @ www.247teacher.us

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Each unit has:
*** Good Old Fashion Table of Contents with page numbers.
*** Modern Clickable Titles: Table of Contents with lexile levels.
*** "Close Reading" suggested 3-4 day breakdown lessons.

For Homework:
These monthly units also work well for weekly homework. These units are suitable for homework because students become familiar to the format in class---therefore, your students know the expectation and are comfortable with the style. Another reason these units are great for homework is because you, as the teacher, can differentiate accordingly. Principals and administration love it! :)

Second Grade Common Core RIT Standards Addressed
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.8 RI.2.9, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.7, RL.2.9

Third Grade Common Core RIT Standards Addressed
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8 RI.3.9, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.7, RL.3.9

Fourth Grade Common Core RIT Standards Addressed
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8 RI.4.9, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, RL.4.9

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Passage titles in the January Unit:
Each is written in four different levels.
(In order)
Texts Significant to January
>> All About January Lexile Levels: 480, 630, 750, 860
>> New Year’s Resolutions Lexile Levels: 590, 650, 760, 800
>> New Year’s Day Lexile Levels: 550, 620, 780, 910
>> Emancipation Proclamation Lexile Levels: 550, 670, 790, 890
>> Alaska Becomes a State Lexile Levels: 410, 650, 740, 840
>> The Tube in London Lexile Levels: 490, 680, 780, 890
Biographical Themed Texts
>> Martin Luther King, Jr. Lexile Levels: 550, 630, 750, 820
>> The Real 49ers Lexile Levels: 600, 740, 820, 910
>> John Hancock Lexile Levels: 520, 690, 780, 960
>> Sir Isaac Newton Lexile Levels: 550, 670, 730, 820
>> Joan of Arc Lexile Levels: 590, 680, 760, 920
>> Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Lexile Levels: 380, 580, 770, 960
>> Jackie Robinson Lexile Levels: 580, 650, 790, 920
Generic Winter Themed Texts
>> Sports in Winter Lexile Levels: 550, 660, 760, 930
>> Hibernation Lexile Levels: 420, 680, 790, 860
>> Blizzards and Storms Lexile Levels: 590, 650, 790, 920
Monthly Themed Texts
>> Soda Fountain Month Lexile Levels: 550, 650, 780, 930
>> National Soup Month Lexile Levels: 540, 680, 780, 890
>> Hobby Month Lexile Levels: 550, 660, 770, 850
>> Puzzle Month Lexile Levels: 520, 620, 750, 890

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Some of the passage titles in the February Unit:
20 Passages written in four different levels. Please click the link above to see each passage included.
(In order)
>> All About February Lexile Levels: 380, 540, 700, 920
>> Super Bowl Lexile Levels: 320, 550, 710, 920
>> Presidents’ Day Lexile Levels: 380, 510, 720, 890
>> Boy Scouts of America Lexile Levels: 410, 660, 790, 900
>> Valentine’s Day Lexile Levels: 360, 540, 740, 990
>> Groundhog Day Lexile Levels: 360, 590, 780, 880
>> Mardi Gras Lexile Levels: 320, 550, 700, 800
>> All About Rosa Parks Lexile Levels: 400, 570, 720, 930
>> Abraham Lincoln Lexile Levels: 330, 550, 720, 890
>> All About Cupid Lexile Levels: 380, 520, 670, 880
>> George Washington Carver Lexile Levels: 390, 540, 720, 890
>> All About Babe Ruth Lexile Levels: 400, 560, 700, 900
>> Ferris Wheel and More Lexile Levels: 390, 560, 750, 880
>> George Washington Lexile Levels: 330, 500, 700, 880
>> Arctic Animals Lexile Levels: 440, 590, 750, 950
>> The Winter Olympics Lexile Levels: 390, 550, 700, 850
>> The Winter Games Lexile Levels: 410, 560, 710, 980
>> Black History Month Lexile Levels: 370, 560, 740, 950
>> Dental Health Month Lexile Levels: 480, 640, 770, 910
>> American Heart Month Lexile Levels: 400, 530, 700, 870

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Passage titles in the March Unit:
Each written in four different levels.
(In order)
Texts Significant to March
>> All About March Lexile Levels: 300, 450, 620, 860
>> National Peanut Month Lexile Levels: 440, 5550, 750, 870
>> Daylight Saving Time Lexile Levels: 320, 500, 630, 820
>> Read Across Time Lexile Levels: 380, 490, 650, 810
>> Music in Our Schools Lexile Levels: 360, 950, 720, 910
>> Women’s History Month Lexile Levels: 450, 600, 770, 890
>> March and the Color Green Lexile Levels: 440, 550, 750, 870
>> Spring Lexile Levels: 450, 560, 630, 780
>> Spring Cleaning Lexile Levels: 390, 470, 670, 810
Biographical and Non-FictionThemed Texts
>> Albert Einstein Lexile Levels: 420, 680, 790, 860
>> Irish American Leaders Lexile Levels: 370, 550, 690, 830
>> Telephones and a Birthday Lexile Levels: 430, 570,700, 880
>> Yellowstone Lexile Levels: 390, 520, 640, 880
Generic Irish Themed Texts
>> Shamrocks and Clovers Lexile Levels: 410, 530, 670, 920
>> St. Patrick’s Day Lexile Levels: 410, 510, 690, 850
>> The Irish Fairy Lexile Levels: 390, 460, 620, 800
>> The Tricky Leprechaun (A retelling of a Folktale) Lexile Levels: 300, 490, 720, 810
>> All About Rainbows Lexile Levels: 390, 520, 670, 810
>> All About Ireland Lexile Levels: 420, 570, 690, 880
>> Irish Immigrants Lexile Levels: 390, 480, 690, 830

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Passage titles in the April Unit:
(In order)
Each written at four different levels.
>> All About April Lexile Levels: 350, 500, 690, 890
>> April Fools' Lexile Levels: 360, 480, 670, 820
>> Let's Play Ball (Baseball history and more) Lexile Levels: 400, 560, 720, 910
>> Arbor Day Lexile Levels: 440, 590, 760, 890
>> Tree, Tree, Tree Lexile Levels: 340, 450, 740, 860
>> Recycling: The First Step Lexile Levels: 410, 640, 740, 850
>> Earth Day Lexile Levels: 380, 530, 680, 790
>> Neighborhood Clean-Up Lexile Levels: 330, 500, 700, 830
>> Habitat Destruction and Preservation Lexile Levels: 400, 580, 690, 810
>> Thomas Jefferson (Birthday April 13, 1743) Lexile Levels: 370, 530, 660, 810
>> Spring Break (History and More) Lexile Levels: 420, 540, 690, 890
>> Baskets & Bunnies Lexile Levels: 360, 540, 680, 830
>> White House Egg Roll Lexile Levels: 360, 520, 690, 800
>> Easter Egg Coloring & Hunting (A historical look) Lexile Levels: 470, 470, 690, 820
>> All About Rabbits (Science) Lexile Levels: 350, 430, 630, 820
>> Space Travel (04/21/61 first human space flight) Lexile Levels: 340, 510, 680, 800
>> National Poetry Month (Celebrate Poems in April) Lexile Levels: 350, 480, 700, 830
>> Practice Might Get Cancelled (Fiction/Literature) Lexile Levels: 380, 560, 700, 900
>> Lake or Pool (w/ figurative language) Lexile Levels: 340, 440, 710, 900
>> Water Cycle Wonder (w/ figurative language) Lexile Levels: 370, 490, 770, 890

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Passage titles in the May Unit:
(In order)
Each written at four different levels.
>> All About May Lexile Levels: 370 510 710 860
>> May Day Lexile Levels: 370 470 730 810
>> The Fastest Two Minutes Lexile Levels: 460 520 670 850
>> Horse Power Lexile Levels: 390 510 700 900
>> Florence Nightingale Lexile Levels: 370 490 660 890
>> National Pet Week Lexile Levels: 400 550 640 900
>> Cinco de Mayo Lexile Levels: 370 530 700 900
>> Sombrero Lexile Levels: 370 530 680 870
>> Hot Peppers Lexile Levels: 370 490 720 900
>> Feisty Chihuahua Lexile Levels: 400 520 790 910
>> Tacos, Nachos, Burritos Lexile Levels: 400 550 690 830
>> Gardening Lexile Levels: 330 570 630 850
>> Flowers Lexile Levels: 370 460 690 870
>> Penny Day Lexile Levels: 380 460 620 800
>> Memorial Day Lexile Levels: 390 580 730 840
>> Mount St. Helens Lexile Levels: 390 500 690 880
>> Gardening Green Thumb Lexile Levels: 370 490 650 860
>> Flower Shower Lexile Levels: 360 520 630 900
>> Making a Card for Mom Lexile Levels: 390 530 670 820
>> Mother’s Day History Lexile Levels: 330 420 640 830

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Passage titles in the June Unit.
Each of the 20 passage are written at FOUR different levels.
Click HERE to see lexile levels for this unit.
>> All About June
>> End of Year Graduation
>> World Environment Day
>> Summer Solstice
>> No More School
>> Oceans
>> Swimming
>> National Dairy Month
>> Hurricane Season
>> Dolphins
>> Father's Day
>> Animal Fathers
>> Alexander Hamilton
>> Flag Day
>> Ice Cream
>> Aloha (Hawaii)
>> The Real Dorothy (Wizard of Oz)
>> Sensational Sun
>> Catching the First Fish (Literature/Realistic Fiction w/ Figurative Language)
>> A Gift for Father (Literature/Realistic Fiction w/ Figurative Language)
New to this unit: Graphic Organizers to address Common Core Standards.

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Passage titles in the August Unit.
Each of the 20 passage are written at FOUR different levels.
Click HERE to see lexile levels for this unit.
10 Passages written at 4 Levels + 7 Activities for Each Passage
Title List and Lexile Levels:
>> All About August Lexile Levels: 380, 570, 760, 950
>> Back to School Shopping Lexile Levels: 380, 520, 740, 900
>> Shopping Deals Lexile Levels: 230, 510, 650, 890
>> Types of Schools Lexile Levels: 340, 480, 710, 910
>> Thanks for My Dog Lexile Levels: 280, 540, 760, 920
>> National Dog Day Lexile Levels: 390, 520, 730, 890
>> National Clown Week Lexile Levels: 360, 520, 730, 890
>> National Immunization Month Lexile Levels: 320, 520, 730, 890
>> Television Debut (Inventor & More) Lexile Levels: 390, 500, 650, 920
>> St. Augustine Lexile Levels: 330, 520, 710, 880

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Passage titles in the September Unit.
20 Passages written at 4 Levels + 7 Activities for Each Passage
Click HERE to see lexile levels for this unit.
In order by theme:
Monthly Observances:
>> Remember September
>> Better Breakfast Month
>> Hispanic Heritage Month
>> Classical Music Month
Patriotic, Fun, and Themed Holidays
>> Labor Day
>> Constitution Day
>> Citizenship Day
>> Mayflower Day
>> Uncle Sam Day
>> Grandparents Day
>> Teddy Bear Day
>> Video Game Day
>> All About Fall
Significant Historical September Events
>> Calculators
>> Skyscrapers
>> Star-Spangled Banner
>> Fall Football
>> The Panama Canal
>> Jane Addams
>> The Hoover Dam

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Passage titles in the October Unit.
20 Passages written at 4 Levels + 7 Activities for Each Passage
In order as they appear in the unit:
>> Oh Boy, It's October Lexile Levels: 320, 490, 700, 900
>> All About Autumn Lexile Levels: 260, 510, 720, 940
>> All About Corn Lexile Levels: 320, 510, 730, 880
>> National Popcorn Month Lexile Levels: 370, 580, 770, 950
>> All About Scarecrows Lexile Levels: 390, 600, 810, 990
>> Pumpkin Life Cycle Lexile Levels: 340, 520, 720, 940
>> All About Pumpkins Lexile Levels: 370, 530, 770, 950
>> Jack-o-Lanterns Lexile Levels: 370, 550, 740, 940
>> Off the Bat Lexile Levels: 330, 540, 770, 910
>> Two Skeletons Lexile Levels: 280, 430, 670, 880
>> Christopher Columbus Lexile Levels: 310, 510, 700, 910
>> Happy Columbus Day Lexile Levels: 360, 530, 710, 950
>> Redwood and Sequoias Lexile Levels: 380, 520, 720, 940
>> Red Ribbon Week Lexile Levels: 380, 510, 700, 910
>> Fire Safety and Prevention Week Lexile Levels: 350, 500, 730, 940
>> Chocolate Lexile Levels: 280, 510, 680, 870
>> Spiders Lexile Levels: 300, 470, 750, 870
>> National Pizza Month Lexile Levels: 380, 530, 710, 950
>> All Hallows' Eve Lexile Levels: 270, 520, 720, 910
>> Halloween Safety Lexile Levels: 350, 480, 680, 890

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Passage titles in the November Unit.
20 Passages written at 4 Levels + 7 Activities for Each Passage
In order as they appear in the unit:
>> All About November Lexile Levels: 390, 570, 770, 990
>> Basketball Day Lexile Levels: 330, 500, 660, 910
>> Election Day Lexile Levels: 370, 510, 720, 950
>> Happy Veterans Day Lexile Levels: 460, 600, 750, 960
>> Lewis & Clark Lexile Levels: 340, 550, 780, 990
>> The Pilgrims Lexile Levels: 380, 580, 730, 950
>> All About Turkeys Lexile Levels: 350, 530, 720, 950
>> Squanto Lexile Levels: 350, 530, 720, 990
>> Cornucopia of Harvest Lexile Levels: 380, 540, 730, 970
>> Plymouth Rock Lexile Levels: 390, 550, 750, 910
>> The Mayflower Lexile Levels: 350, 540, 710, 970
>> Wampanoag Lexile Levels: 380, 550, 680, 970
>> Thanksgiving: Then & Now Lexile Levels: 370, 600, 740, 960
>> Thanksgiving Traditions & Food Lexile Levels: 350, 550, 700, 940
>> All About Thanksgiving Lexile Levels: 380, 550, 680, 970
>> Daniel Boone Lexile Levels: 430, 600, 820, 900
>> Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lexile Levels: 390, 550, 770, 950
>> Mark Twain Lexile Levels: 410, 580, 770, 970
>> Marie Curie Lexile Levels: 390, 600, 770, 950
>> How's the Stuffing? Lexile Levels: 410, 580, 740, 950

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Passage titles in the December Unit.
20 Passages written at 4 Levels + 7 Activities for Each Passage
In order as they appear in the unit:
>> December Freedoms Lexile Levels: 390, 540, 770, 980
>> All About Penguins Lexile Levels: 390, 580, 760, 960
>> Polar Bears Lexile Levels: 400, 580, 740, 960
>> History of Gingerbread Lexile Levels: 390, 580, 720, 920
>> The Gingerbread Man Lexile Levels: 360, 540, 740, 930
>> All About Snowflakes Lexile Levels: 360, 530, 730, 900
>> All About Snowmen Lexile Levels: 370, 570, 760, 980
>> Snowmen Teamwork Lexile Levels: 270, 550, 730, 940
>> Santa Claus Lexile Levels: 380, 590, 720, 910
>> Christmas Tradition Lexile Levels: 280, 560, 750, 940
>> Happy Holidays Lexile Levels: 410, 590, 730, 980
>> A Letter to Santa Lexile Levels: 380, 580, 770, 960
>> Reindeer Crossing Lexile Levels: 390, 570, 720, 920
>> Nutcracker Lexile Levels: 340, 560, 720, 970
>> Oh, Christmas Tree Lexile Levels: 390, 560, 720, 930
>> All About Elves Lexile Levels: 390, 590, 730, 970
>> All About Antarctica Lexile Levels: 360, 520, 720, 990
>> The North Pole and the Arctic Circle Lexile Levels: 380, 540, 700, 940
>> Pearl Harbor Lexile Levels: 400, 580, 750, 900
>> Happy New Year! Lexile Levels: 410, 590, 730, 980

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Key Words, TDQs, and Uses For: Context Clues, Main Ideas, Inferencing, Point of View, Cause and Effect, Themes, Morals, Lessons, Character Traits, Plots, Problem and Solution, Text Features, Stated and Implied Main Ideas, Compare and Contrast, Points, Reasons, Claims, Text Features, Summarizing, Genres, Guided Reading, Small Group Work, Challenge, Enrich, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Inferences, Remedial
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Click here to see my Interactive Notebook for Informational Text, Text Structures, and Close Reads.
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Click here to see my Monthly Close Reading Units.
"Helping your children become text-dependent!"

Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
Click here to check out my Monthly Close Reading Club!
January-December!
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Click here for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click here for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
Click the green links to see the titles included in each unit.

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