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Polar Animals Informational Text Close Reading

Renee Dooly
Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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34 pages
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  1. Close ReadsI have been asked by many to bundle my close reads, so I have an animal bundle for you. This pack includes the following animals close read packs:Polar AnimalsRain Forest AnimalsAfrican (Savanna) AnimalsMarine AnimalsPond(wetland) AnimalsAustralian AnimalsNocturnal AnimalsDesert Animals
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  2. I have been asked to bundle some of my close read and interactive packs. This is the polar animals bundle. To read what each pack contains, click below. Close Read- Polar Animals Note It!- Polar Animal Interactive Notebook Check out my blog for more ideas: The Teacher Bag
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Are you looking for nonfiction reading passages that can be used for close reading? Look no further! These polar animal informational text passages include real photos and information that will engage and inform your students.

Animals Included:

  • Arctic fox
  • Beluga whale
  • Caribou
  • Narwhal
  • Orca (killer whale)
  • Penguin
  • Polar bear
  • Seal
  • Snowy owl
  • Walrus

What is included in each pack?

  • One page informational passage for each animal
  • Graphic organizers for each passage
  • Text-dependent comprehension questions for each passage
  • Generic fact organizer
  • Writing paper (2 choices)
  • Animal writing research paper

**This pack is included in the Animals Close Read Bundle.

Looking for more close read packs?

American Symbols and Monuments

Polar Animals

Rainforest Animals


Pond (Wetland) Animals

Marine Animals

Australian Animals

African (Savanna) Animals

Woodland (Forest) Animals

Nocturnal Animals

Asian Animals


The Teacher Bag


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Polar Bears: Nonfiction Unit

Interactive Notebook: Polar Animals

Penguins: Nonfiction Unit


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.


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