November Close Reading Passages: This reading comprehension resource is the perfect way to give your kids real text to integrate into monthly and seasonal topics that are engaging and high-interest.
The topics for the month of November are Veterans Day, Dia de los Muertos and Election Day.
Each well-developed reading passage includes comprehension checks, find the evidence practice, and an integrated writing opportunity.
This close reading resource can be used in a variety of ways:
Common Core State Standards addressed in this resource:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI3.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.5 Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).