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Do you have video-game-obsessed students in your classroom? This differentiated close reading resource is for them! This pack includes two Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational/non-fiction passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks. These activities are great for END OF YEAR reading activities, your guided reading program, reading tumble, for your reliever or substitute pack, or as homework tasks.
What is this resource about?
The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go informational texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.
This Pokemon Go resource is jam-packed with 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).
An added bonus of these activities is that they also incorporate writing skills. Research shows that reading and writing skills improve when they are integrated.
In this pack you will receive:
1. Two texts - both with an extended and scaffold version:
- What is Pokémon Go?
- The History of Pokémon.
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy
Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Ask and Answer Questions
3. One Graphic Organizer Example
- Information Web
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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