56 pages of original primary nonfiction articles, close reading and comprehension activities that were carefully crafted with the primary student in mind. The articles have stunning photographs of fascinating SPRING creatures that will have your students begging for more!
VARIETY OF USES FOR DIFFERENTIATION
This product can be used in the following ways:
1. Guided reading groups - perfectly leveled for kindergarten and first grade students
2. Intervention - Use with second and third grade students who are performing below grade level and need intervention
3. Homework - Send home an article and response page (or two)
4. Daily Five/Centers/Reader's Workshop - Read an article independently or whole group and children can respond independently
5. Independent Work
6. Whole Group
16 nonfiction articles on the following topics:
- Bear Cubs
- Deer Fawn
- Cow Calves
- Baby Geese
- Baby Goats
- Baby Fox
-Close Reading Activities for some of the animals that focus on inference, using text evidence, comparing/contrasting, and reading between the lines
-Fact Papers for each animal that has students use evidence to write facts
- Main Idea
- Main Idea and Key Details
MEETS COMMON CORE STANDARDS
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.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.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
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