This product contains close reading passages and questions about three ocean mammals...sea otters, walruses, and polar bears!
The following is included:
- Close reading passages
- "Got Thoughts?" activities for first read
- "Got Words?" activities to look at vocabulary words
- "Got Proof?" activities to use text-based evidence
I have included both grayscale and color versions of the passage and activities for print and projection/interactive whiteboard purposes.
To preview the format of these passages and activities, please download my freebie about my favorite animal...THE MOOSE!:
FREEBIE: Moose Close Reading Passage and Questions
A big push within the Common Core ELA standards is using text-based evidence to draw conclusions, make inferences, etc. Close reading products become important tools to help our students "get the most bang for their buck" out of what they read.