Spring Reading Comprehension Passages - Spring Close Reading Passages Nonfiction

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Jessica Tobin - Elementary Nest
Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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89 pages
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I used this resource with my second grade intervention classes. They were perfect for close reads. I would purchase more.
This was an awesome resource for asynchronous work! It was easy to assign and the reading pieces were engaging for the students.
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Are you looking for high-interest Spring reading passages to help your students practice their close reading strategies? This fall nonfiction close reading comprehension passages pack comes with 12 weeks of activities.

There is an introduction to each day's tasks at the beginning of the product, plus three general graphic organizers in case you want to supplement Asking Questions, Main Idea/Detail, and Fact Finding.

Spring Close Reading Strategies Day by Day-

Day 1:

  • Teacher reads story aloud
  • Student annotates with pencil

Day 2:

  • Partner reading &Talk Time
  • Work on Vocabulary

Day 3:

  • Independent Reading
  • Text-Dependent Questions

Day 4:

  • Cumulative Writing Activity

14 Spring Nonfiction Passages:

  • Signs of Spring
  • Rain
  • Tornadoes
  • Lightning
  • Rainbows
  • Plant Life Cycle
  • Gardening
  • Flowers
  • Butterflies
  • Caterpillars
  • Easter Eggs
  • Baby Chicks
  • Baby Bunnies
  • Earth Day

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If you're interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses for a discount through the TeachersPayTeachers tool. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at jessica.L.tobin@gmail.com.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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