Reading Comprehension Passages - November - Digital & Print Close Reading

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  1. Practice lots of important ELA standards with this ALL-ACCESS BUNDLE of all 37 current sets of close reading passages with mystery picture activities, as well as, all future sets that I make. Just print and GO! Great activity for ELA practice + FUN! All sets include print and digital versions. Sets
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November Close Reads with Mystery Pictures, provided in both DIGITAL and PRINT formats, are designed to engage students in analyzing text using close reading comprehension strategies.  This resource motivates students to persevere through the multi-draft reading process with the use of the mystery grid picture, making it a fun activity that students will ask for again and again! 

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This November set features three different texts about acorn collecting, pumpkin pie facts, and the history of the cornucopia!  Students will love learning about these November-themed topics as they read 3 different text types: one fiction passage and two informational.  These texts are DIFFERENTIATED at three reading levels, so all students will be appropriately challenged!  As they complete the close reading process, students will build comprehension by answering text-dependent questions. Here’s the fun part: their answers to the questions will help them “decode” and color the corresponding November-themed mystery grid picture! 

Graphic organizers and writing prompts are also included to enhance reading comprehension and can be used as you see fit!  Want to see for yourself? Check out this fun FREEBIE to see how the text levels and questions can work for your classroom! 

This activity is perfect for training students to read a text multiple times in order to truly understand it. By reading a text more than once, annotating it, and answering questions, students will learn to find and analyze:

  • Author’s purpose
  • Text structure
  • Text-based evidence
  • Central ideas

      ...And more!!

What’s Included?

  • Teacher Pages: explaining the different parts of the resource and how to use it in the classroom
  • Digital Copies: of the student pages for assigning via Google Slides or Powerpoint + instructions
  • 3 Different Texts: passages that are differentiated into three different reading levels. 1 fiction and 2 nonfiction texts
  • 10 Text-Dependent Questions: corresponding to each passage (Option to use with or without the mystery grid)
  • 3 Mystery Grid Pictures:  one for each passage, corresponding to the text-dependent questions
  • 3 Writing Prompts: one for each passage
  • Graphic Organizers: as an option to use with any of the texts
  • Student Printables: close reading/annotating tip sheets to print for the students to keep/use during the process. Perfect for notebooks!

Texts Included in this Resource

❶ "Sherri Collects Acorns" a fiction story about a girl who helps to organize the children of the tribe to collect food for the winter

❷ "Pumpkin Pie: Fun Facts" an informational passage all pumpkin pie and includes a recipe

❸ "The History of the Cornucopia" an informational passage about the history of the cornucopia

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