Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading

Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
Weather Bundle with Text Dependent Questions for CLOSE Reading
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  1. This large, 104 page, Weather Unit contains a wide variety of resources needed to teach a rigorous unit on weather. It includes CLOSE Reading nonfiction passages to help teach your students about weather (not familiar with CLOSE reading? It’s okay, we have instructions and anchor charts to help you
  2. This is a fun, 40 page resource to help your students produce a research report on Weather. This report template contains worksheets, organizers, tools and forms to use for your students to create, develop, write, edit, illustrate, present, and assess your students’ report. This report is also desig
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This large, 144 page, Weather Bundle contains a wide variety of resources needed to teach a rigorous unit on weather. It includes CLOSE Reading nonfiction passages to help teach your students about weather (not familiar with CLOSE reading? It’s okay, we have instructions and anchor charts to help you incorporate it into your teaching). There are text dependent questions aligned with each passage, a set of vocabulary cards with definitions to accompany the passages, A Weather Research Report, and much, much more. A variety of other graphic organizers and activities are included as well.

We do encourage you to supplement with any other books, videos, and websites that you already use; they will blend nicely with our CLOSE reading passages. You can use this unit in its entirety, or “pick and choose” the components to meet the needs of your students.

This unit contains the following elements:

• Weather Research Report

• CLOSE reading nonfiction passages with illustrations:
o Passage number one is “What is weather?”
o Passage number two is “The Water Cycle”
o Passage number three is “Clouds”
o Passage number four is “Types of Weather”
o Passage number five is “Meteorology and Forecasting”

• Vocabulary cards with definitions for each CLOSE reading passage
• CLOSE Reading Instructions PowerPoint (or handout) explaining the steps of CLOSE Reading
• Anchor Charts for student annotation and Discussion Topics for CLOSE Reading
• “Text Dependent Questions”, to be used after all passages are read; this is intended as a summative assessment, or practice in citing textual evidence and giving examples from the reading of nonfiction text
• Common Core Essential questions (to be used after all passages are read, can be used as a summative assessment or a performance task)
• RAFT ideas (explanation included if you’re not familiar with RAFTS)
• Cognitive Content Dictionary (to be made into a “book” for student vocabulary words, definitions, and pictures
• KWL Chart ( you can use this at the beginning of the unit to ascertain what they may already know about the weather)
• Venn Diagram to compare and contrast similarities and differences.
• A Tree Map Graphic Organizer ( a grammar component for students to analyze the words in the passages and their parts of speech)
• A CLOZE worksheet (a fill-in the blank) worksheet and answer sheet to accompany each passage to assess vocabulary attainment and your students’ ability to utilize context clues.

If you like this product, please check back soon as we will be posting new products in the near future. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly help you. You can send us a “Question” through our store or email us at theteacherteam@gmail.com

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The Teacher Team

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