Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Pirates Close Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
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Shiver me timbers! Hook your students into reading with this engaging pirate-themed resource. This activity pack includes FOUR Grade Four and Five (Year Five and Six) differentiated informational / non-fiction passages. We have also included six pages of unique and engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks.
These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. Integrate these activities into your history and/or social studies projects!

***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***

These link closely to the CCSS, the Australian Curriculum, and New Zealand's Literacy Progressions and Curriculum.

What this resource is all about:

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create).

In this pack you will receive:

1. Two texts - each with an extended and scaffold version:
⭐ What is a Pirate?
⭐ Famous Pirates

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities
Each passage features different activities!
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyze/Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Vocabulary
- Summarize/Summarise
- Synthesise
- Using Prior Knowledge
- Make Predictions
- Make Connections

3. Two Graphic Organizer Examples
- Information Web
- Main Idea

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions.

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.

6. Close Reading bookmarks.

***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***

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