St. Patrick's Day Reading Comprehension Passages and Writing Activities

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Literacy in Focus
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Focus on St. Patrick's Day traditions using differentiated reading and writing activities! This printable and digital St. Patrick's Day mini-unit includes leveled reading comprehension passages, vocabulary support, writing worksheets, and an assessment! Use this comprehensive lesson for literacy centers, small groups, station activities, and more!

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Differentiated Reading Passages: The differentiated reading passages are focused on St. Patrick's Day traditions. Advanced, intermediate, and emerging reading levels are included.

Close Reading Directions: Your students will read the text three times, focusing on main idea, vocabulary, and text-based evidence.

Vocabulary Support: Students define tier-two and tier-three terms from the text.

Vocabulary Practice: The vocabulary activity gives students a chance to practice and apply the vocabulary terms.

Writing Activity: Students connect the reading to their own lives by describing one of their family traditions. Space for an illustration is included.

Assessment: The three-part assessment is based on the informational text and covers vocabulary, comprehension, and includes a short answer extension question.

Answer Keys: Answer keys are included for the vocabulary definitions, vocabulary activity worksheet, and assessment.

**This resource can be completed on paper or online with laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or any device that supports Google Slides. The included Teacher's Guide includes access to the link that will allow you to make your own copy of the resource for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.**


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.


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