26 Close Reading iPad task cards, step-by-step visual direction sheets, center signs, and more! Everything your students need to practice close reading strategies all year on the iPad® mobile digital device using the free iPad app Paperport Notes. Task cards work with any book or teacher-provided reading passage. Use with Time4Kids, Scholastic News, test prep passages, guided reading books, articles from the web and more.
Motivate students to read closely, reread, and show their thinking. Included visual direction sheets guide students to use the app to draw, highlight, and add digital stickie notes. Great practice for some of the tasks on the new digital standardized tests.
Packet includes everything your students need to use the app independently:
★ 16 task cards directing students to do more general rereading strategies:
-circle unknown words
-underline key phrases
-indicate funny, surprising, important, confusing and favorite parts -
-highlight significant quotes and the main idea
-note text/graphic features
-identify the turning point.
★ 10 task cards directing students to practice a specific reading strategy and highlight evidence on the app:
-point of view
★ 1 of Erintegration's unwrAPPed reference sheets - a one page basic outline of controls to display at the center or project for the whole class to use.
★ 3 options for acquiring text to annotate in the app and a step-by-step visual direction sheet for each. Choose the way that makes the most sense for your classroom and your technology comfort level. Teacher information pages explain how each option works and what is involved.
★ 3 different rubrics to choose from for assessing completed work.
★ 3 variations of the center sign to display depending on how much time your students will have to complete the task. Use just the general task cards for a quick review, just the large strategy cards for specific reading strategy practice or both.
★ low-ink versions for all colored direction pages and task cards.
You will need the free app Paperport Notes. This listing is for the 2nd-6th grade Close Reading packet. 2nd graders may need some assistance with the activities the first go-round.
Since my products all utilize free web and app resources, there may be rare times that the technology does not work as planned, which may be out of my control. Please be sure to message me in the Q&A section so I can assist you before leaving feedback. I use all of the apps that I base my packets on frequently and will update products as the apps themselves update.
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