Included in this packet are 3 close reading sets. As a whole, this close reading packet is themed around gems and integrates the second grade matter standards into nonfiction reading.
Each set includes:
- essential question
- leveled informational texts (beginning, middle, and end of year levels)
- 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)
Titles of the Texts:
An answer key is included for the CCSS question sets only. Answer keys for the journal prompts are not included.
Common Core standards RI 2.1 to RI 2.9 are addressed in this packet.
Please NOTE: these are the same close reading articles included in the complete NGSS Gr2 Structure and Properties of Matter 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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