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September Close Reading Passages

September Close Reading Passages
September Close Reading Passages
September Close Reading Passages
September Close Reading Passages
September Close Reading Passages
September Close Reading Passages
September Close Reading Passages
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4 MB|68 pages
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This bundle of complex fiction and literary texts with a September theme has everything you will need to teach reading comprehension skills for the month of September. Passages are presented in two Lexile levels to support differentiated instruction. All passages are accompanied by five or six text-dependent questions. All answer keys are included. Much of this packet is included in the preview so you can check out the quality and content before you purchase.


Informational Passages
-We Will Remember 9/11 - 830L and 680L
-Frederick Douglass 890L and 670L
-The Constitution--A New World Is at Hand 1030L and 820L
-Pirates Weren't Really Cute, After All 870 and 640L

Fictional Passages
-The Fastest in the Neighborhood, A Hare and Tortoise Story (Fable) 800L and 480L
-Dexter and the Man (Realistic Fiction) 780L and 530L
-New Friends in New Places (Realistic Fiction) 740L and 470L
-The Anniversary Collie Dog (Realistic Fiction) 750L and 560L

Poems (Questions for each poem are presented in both objective and open-ended format)
-The First Tooth
-Afternoon on a Hill
-Bed in Summer

Learning Station Activities
-Story Elements
-Character Traits
-Fact or Opinion Task Cards
-Homophone Task Cards

All passages are only one page in length, so they are easy to use during one class period, for small group or RtI instruction, or in learning stations.

I have had the honor of writing professionally for The University of Texas at Austin. The texts you will be receiving are of the same quality you would receive from any publisher.


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Close Reading Bundle - the Entire Year

To see early bird reviews and other months, click here:

September Close Reading
October Close Reading
November Close Reading
December Close Reading
January Close Reading
February Close Reading
March Close Reading
April Close Reading
May Close Reading

Other Reading Comprehension Resources:

Reading Comprehension Bundle
Story Elements
Text Connections - Paired Reading Selections
Main Idea Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Sequence Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Author’s Purpose Task Cards in both Objective and Open-Ended format
Inference Story Cards
Cause and Effect Task Cards with Quiz


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Many blessings,

Rose Kasper
Rosie’s Resources
Total Pages
68 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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