This close reading packet contains will help you and your students tackle both the rigorous expectations of Common Core and NGSS.
Included in this packet are 3 close reading sets (Genetics According to Gregor Mendel, Insects/Mammals, Instinctive Plant Behaviors). Each set includes:
- essential question
- 3 sets of CCSS aligned questions
- 2 journal prompts (1 corresponding to the EQ and another at DOK 4 relating to the content of the text)
Common Core standards RI 3.1 to RI 3.9 are addressed in this packet, as well as NGSS standards 3-LS1-1, 3-LS3-1 and 3-LS3-2.
Please NOTE: these are the same close reading articles included in the complete NGSS traits and inheritance unit. For the whole unit, please click on the link below. If you have already purchased or plan to purchase the complete unit, you already own this close reading set.
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