The History of St. Patrick's Day Reading passage is the perfect way to keep your students engaged for the luckiest holiday of the year. This March, your students will love learning what they never knew about the history behind St. Patrick's Day with this fun passage for the middle grades!
This History of St. Patrick's Day Reading Activity Includes 1 close reading informational passage on the history of the holiday. In addition to the passage, you will also receive an accompanying quiz with text dependent questions that will drive students back to the text to gain deeper understanding. Also included is 1 OPINION writing to text prompt that will help to tie together your literacy instruction as well as 3 graphic organizers to help students make connections and organize their thinking.
This close read is a fantastic resource for upper elementary or middle school students. It is an excellent way to integrate ELA and is great for daily review, centers, early finishers, or even whole class instruction.
This Close Read includes:
1 Informational Close Reading Passage
1 Opinion Writing Prompts
3 Close Reading Graphic Organizers for Student Use
Personal Text Response
St. Patrick's Day KWL
1 Text Dependent Question Assessment
1 Annotating Text Poster
1 What is Close Reading Page
1 3 Levels of Close Reading Page
1 TDQ Answer Key
1 Writing Rubric for Opinion Writing
You are sure to have your kids digging deeply into text and extrapolating meaning through Close Reading!
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