These Science Close Reading graphic organizers are scaffolded for student success and will work with any science text or article! They will help your students to grow as independent learners and more successful test takers! Science close reading practice just before standardized assessments will train your students to focus on the text and think clearly before answering.
Close Reads are becoming more and more important as we continue to work toward meeting the Common Core State Standards in ELA. Close reading of science texts and articles will help students become more knowledgeable thinkers in science class.
Included in this resource:
Teacher directions for conducting a Science Close Read
Student direction page to glue into an Interactive Science Notebook or place in Science binder.
Student notetaking page with headers for writing responses after each of three close reads
Student notetaking page with First, Second, and Third Read labels, no headers
Student notetaking page with blank fields for you to add your own response labels
Simple Rubric for student self-assessment and/or teacher assessment of the Science Close Read.
This resource is also available as part of a growing bundle:
Close Reads Growing Bundle
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