Substitute Teacher Lesson Plan - Close Reading Literature

Bring Lit On
PDF (2 MB|25 pages)
Digital Download
Digital Download
Share this resource
Bring Lit On


Although teaching is a highly rewarding job, this can easily be forgotten when writing dreaded substitute teacher lesson plans. This close reading literacy lesson includes a four detailed lesson plans guaranteed to make planning for your sub easier. Simply print the plans, make copies, and enjoy your day off.

The four parts of this lesson can fill a 120-minute class. Since most classes are not that long, it could be used over two days. The different parts also allow for the regular teacher to easily start or finish the lesson and provides some differentiation for classes that move at different speeds.

If you enjoy this product, please check out some of our other sub plans!

Sub Plan Fillers - Set One

Sub Plan Fillers - Set Two
Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up