St. Patrick’s Day Close Reading
This St. Patrick’s Day close reading focuses on main idea, vocabulary, and text-based evidence. Students will read the text three times, each time focusing on a different reading skill.
Everything is ready to print and includes:
Vocabulary – 10 Divided Circle Maps: A divided circle map is included for each vocabulary word. Each circle map contains space for the definition, synonyms, a sentence, and a picture. Ideally, students complete the vocabulary work before reading the text.
Close Reading Directions: Complete directions for three readings of the text are included. Each reading of the text focuses on a different skill.
St. Patrick’s Day Traditions - Informational Text: The informational text covers the traditions of St. Patrick’s Day. Students will underline key details, circle definitions, and highlight text-based evidence.
Close Reading Assessment: The three-part assessment covers vocabulary, comprehension, and includes a short answer extension question.
Answer Keys: An answer key is provided for the vocabulary and assessment pages.
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