Summer Nonfiction Reading Comprehension - Close Reading Strategies Passages

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Jessica Tobin - Elementary Nest
Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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69 pages
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I used this with my self-contained students at the end of the school year. It was a great level for them.
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  1. Are you looking for high-interest nonfiction reading comprehension passages to help your students practice their close reading strategies? This bundle of close reading comes with a full year of reading passages.This nonfiction close reading bundle includes 5 different reading comprehension passage s
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Are you looking for high-interest Summer reading passages to help your students practice their close reading strategies? This fall nonfiction close reading comprehension passages pack comes with 10 weeks of activities.

There is an introduction to each day's tasks at the beginning of the product, plus three general graphic organizers in case you want to supplement Asking Questions, Main Idea/Detail, and Fact Finding.

Summer Close Reading Day by Day-

Day 1:

  • Teacher reads story aloud
  • Student annotates with pencil

Day 2:

  • Partner reading &Talk Time
  • Work on Vocabulary

Day 3:

  • Independent Reading
  • Text-Dependent Questions

Day 4:

  • Cumulative Writing Activity

10 Nonfiction Passages:

  • Beaches
  • Islands
  • Sea Turtles
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Surfing
  • Lightning Bugs
  • Camping Out
  • Lemonade
  • Tree Houses
  • The resource is also created in Google Slides. You can get access to the digital versions on page 6 of the PDF.

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Summer Differentiated Reading Passages

Nonfiction Summer Pack

Summer Reader's Theater

Summer Flip Book

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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