This product includes a close read that takes students through a trees journey to becoming a baseball bat. This close read allows you to hit science and social studies content, while spiraling RLA concepts such as text features. This passage includes bold words, headings, easy to find main ideas, and numbering boxes for each paragraph. After students have read the article, they are able to use the pre made cards to put the steps in order using a timeline. This package would work great for the RLA standard, steps in a process.