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This Ruby Bridges Close Reading Packet has everything you need for a Close Reading study of the courageous Ruby Bridges. Differentiated Reading Passages are at the heart of this free resource!
This freebie is part of a complete Black History Close Reading Packet. Click HERE to see the complete Black History Close Reading Unit.
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If you have never used Close Reading or even if you are already a pro, this free packet truly is for you! It has everything you need for a complete, successful mini unit on Ruby Bridges.
The informational passage on Ruby Bridges is provided in two differentiated reading levels. One is in the fifth-sixth grade reading range, and the other is in the third-fourth grade reading level range. The reading level is given for each passage. I've taken all the guesswork out of differentiating and leveling of passages for you!
This packet includes:
• Ruby Bridges Informational Passage
• 5 Close Reading Activities
• Answer Keys
This packet is both rigorous and Common-Core aligned. Questions have been carefully crafted to move readers from basic, recall questions to higher-level questions where students must cite evidence from the text to support their answers. There are 5 tasks/activities for the passage, moving from easier tasks to more challenging activities. The reading passage and its corresponding activities offer a full-week's worth of close reading.
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