Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and build literacy at the same time!
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 St. Patrick's Day text.
Close Reading Directions:
Complete directions for three readings of the St. Patrick's Day 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.
An answer key is provided for the vocabulary and assessment pages.
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