Reading Comprehension Passages - Close Reading with Comprehension Practice

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This resource is amazing!! It is structured and engaging for the students during small group instruction.
My students have loved these resources! The content is interesting to students and the reading skills that students are engaged in are so helpful! Highly recommend for small group support!

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    Get an entire year's worth of close reading practice with high-interest passages and response pages. These ready-to-use close reading resources include 4 passages for each month with 3 days of response pages and an extension activity. Everything you need for close reading in your classroom is included.

    Close reading allows your students to practice moving beyond their first impression of a text through repeated readings. Students will actively examine texts and draw evidence and knowledge from them. Close reading helps build foundational skills for reading that will help with critical thinking skills and beyond. Students will love the fun and engaging passages, and you'll love that they are getting meaningful close reading practice that's no-prep!

    This Bundle Includes:

    ⭐️ Reading Comprehension Materials

    ⭐️ January Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️ February Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️ March Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️ April Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️ May Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️ June Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️July/August Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️ September Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️October Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️November Close Reading Passages

    ⭐️December Close Reading Passages

    You can use the passages in small groups, as independent practice, for weekly homework practice, or in any way that you choose! Each month includes print-and-go versions plus Google Slides that you can assign to students with Google Drive or Google Classroom.

    Included in each set of close reading passages:

    • Four monthly themed passages for each month
    • Three reading response pages
    • Answer sheets for each passage.
    • Close reading reference flipbook
    • Set of classroom posters
    • Text annotating bookmark
    • Anchor chart pieces and examples
    • Teacher checklists
    • Text annotating pages
    • ....and more!

    This resource provides engaging passages with responses that focus on the following:

    • Day 1 is focused on the main idea and details.
    • Day 2 is focused on vocabulary and text structure.
    • Day 3 is focused on making inferences, the theme, and the author's craft.

    Please note, the number of pages included in this bundle includes the answer sheets, not all pages are student pages.

    Digital passages are included for ALL TWELVE MONTHS of close reading!!


    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dan S. says, "I am so happy I purchased this. Close reading needs to be practiced all year long and this resource provides so many engaging opportunities for students to do close reading."

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rebecca L. says, "My kids actually enjoyed reading the different passages. I enjoyed how well-written the questions were. They were great for test prepping all year. "

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lisa M. says, "My students loved the varied subjects and looked forward to the new subject each week. Sometimes students don't like to do repeated readings of a text, but this made it fun for them."


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