October - Columbus Day - Close Reading Passages

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This bundle of complex fiction and literary texts with an October theme has everything you will need to teach reading comprehension skills for the month of October. Passages are presented in two Lexile levels to support differentiated instruction. All passages are accompanied by five or six text-dependent questions. All answer keys are included. Much of this packet is included in the preview so you can check out the quality and content before you purchase.

Contents

Informational Passages
-Christopher Columbus, a Brave Explorer - 940L and 580L
-Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the World - 740L and 520L
-Helen Keller - 740L and 490L
-Komodo Dragons, King of the Lizards - 910 and 790L

Fictional Passages
-Henry and His Better-Than-New Bike (Realistic Fiction) 750L and 560L
-The Cowboy Dollar (Realistic Fiction) - 830L and 680L
-Mystic Hunter and Swift Eagle (Native American Legend) 920L and 630L
-A Spooky Night at the Menger Hotel (Realistic Fiction) - 850L and 640L

Poems (Questions for each poem are presented in both objective and open-ended format)
-The New Colossus
-The Morns Are Meeker Than They Were
-Something Told the Wild Geese
-Exploding Popcorn

Learning Station Activities
-Dictionary Skills
-Poetry Learning Station
-Context Clues Task Cards
-Cause and Effect Task Cards

All passages are only one page in length, so they are easy to use during one class period, for small group or RtI instruction, or in learning stations.

I have had the honor of writing professionally for The University of Texas at Austin. The texts you will be receiving are of the same quality you would receive from any publisher.

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Close Reading Bundle - the Entire Year


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To see early bird reviews and other months, click here:

September Close Reading
October Close Reading
November Close Reading
December Close Reading
January Close Reading
February Close Reading
March Close Reading
April Close Reading
May Close Reading


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Other Reading Comprehension Resources:

Reading Comprehension Bundle
Story Elements
Text Connections - Paired Reading Selections
Main Idea Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Sequence Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Author’s Purpose Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Inference Story Cards
Cause and Effect Task Cards with Quiz


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Rose Kasper
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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October -  Columbus Day - Close Reading Passages
October -  Columbus Day - Close Reading Passages
October -  Columbus Day - Close Reading Passages
October -  Columbus Day - Close Reading Passages