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Focus on several different New Year's Eve traditions with this differentiated reading and writing unit! Designed to save you time and meet the needs of all learners in your classroom, this New Year's themed reading and writing unit includes leveled reading comprehension passages, vocabulary support, writing worksheets, and an assessment! Everything you need is included and ready to go!
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Differentiated Reading Passages: The differentiated reading passages are focused on New Year's Eve traditions around the world. Advanced, intermediate, and beginner reading levels are included. The corresponding Lexile and grade levels are shown below.
-Beginner (Lexile: 800 - Grades 3-4)
-Intermediate (Lexile: 900 - Grades 4-5)
-Advanced (Lexile: 1,000 - Grades 5-7)
Close Reading Directions: Your students will read the text three times, focusing on main idea, vocabulary, and text-based evidence.
Vocabulary Support: A divided circle map is included to support students in learning the meaning of several tier two and tier three vocabulary terms included in the text.
Vocabulary Activity Worksheet: A worksheet is provided for students to practice and apply the vocabulary terms.
Writing Activity Worksheet: The writing activity worksheet requires students to write an organized paragraph about two goals they will achieve in the new year. A graphic organizer and cloze paragraph are provided.
Assessment: The three-part assessment is based on the informational text and covers vocabulary, comprehension, and includes a short answer extension question.
Answer Keys: Answer keys are included for the divided circle maps, vocabulary activity worksheet, and assessment.
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