*PRIMARY NONFICTION TEXTS CLOSE READING WRITER'S WORKSHOP READING STRATEGIES RAINFOREST UNIT*
This 105 page product is what you need to implement ELA Common Core Standards in your classroom. The resources in this packet are designed to meet Common Core Standards for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade while making learning FUN and ENGAGING!
The nonfiction articles for close reading are about the Rainforest and it's animals - All About the Rainforest, Anacondas, Red-eyed Tree Frog, Black Howler Monkey, Blue Morpho Butterfly, Keel-billed Toucan, Piranha, Three-toed Sloth, Jaguar, Armadillo, Poison Dart Frog and Amazing Rainforest Facts. The nonfiction articles include stunning photographs and nonfiction text features. They can be used in guided reading groups or whole class. They are a great way to practice close reading and answering text dependent questions citing evidence. There are 12 days of lesson plans for Reader's and Writer's Workshop and the CCSS ELA standards (K, 1, 2). Since some of the days plans are very lengthy, this definitely could be spread out into three weeks. You will also find worksheets, writing materials, posters, sorts, and rigorous, engaging activities in this pack.
Lessons include close reading tips, coding guide, close reading recording sheets and worksheets, summary sheets, reading comprehension activities,key details, facts learned sheet, nonfiction text feature chart, notebook, mental images, asking questions, inferring and synthesizing, vocabulary and main idea sheets.
The easy to read format, amazing photographs, and engaging topics will capture all of your students attention and begging for more!
K.R.I.T.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
K.R.I.T.2 With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
K.W.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
K.W.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
K.W.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
First Grade Standards -
1.R.I.T.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
1.R.I.T.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
1.R.I.T.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, etc.) to locate key facts or information in a text.
1.R.I.T.7 Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
1.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
1.W.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
1.W.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
2nd Grade Standards -
2.R.I.T.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
2.R.I.T.2 Identify the main topic of a multi –paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
2.R.I.T.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, etc.) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
2.R.I.T.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
2.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
2.W.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
2.W.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
In addition, video resources to meet CCSS RIT5 and W6 are given in this unit.
If you buy any Common Core product this year, this is the one to get!
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