20 Close Reading Passages and Worksheets
- Extracts from classic literature and famous folktales
- Designed for close reading
- Each excerpt stands alone as a close reading text suitable for scrutiny, critique, reflection, and evaluation.
- Texts may be used as bell-ringers, as homework or vacation
assignments, one-to-one tutoring, no-prep substitute plans, or any
- Includes 3 levels of questions: main ideas and detail, language and literary devices, author's purpose, and evaluation and personal-connection
- Vocabulary rich
- Literary devices covered include: simile and metaphor, onomatopoeia, rhetoric, mood/tone, anthropomorphism, hyperbole and more
- Includes questions on text structure and point of view
- Common Core Aligned
- Answer key included
- Sample Reading Levels included
★Alice in Wonderland
★The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
★A Little Princess
★The Monkey’s Paw
★Around the World in Eighty Days
★The Time Machine
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