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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Close Reading: 100 original 3rd grade leveled close reading passages and activities perfectly aligned to Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! Standards RI.3.1 – RI.3.8 and RL.3.1 – RL.3.7 EACH have FIVE passages and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.8, RL.3.9, RL.3.10, RI.3.1...
$32.00
$27.00
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
NINETY-SEVEN original 2nd grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! Standards RI.2.1 – RI.2.8 and RL.2.1 – RL.2.7 EACH have FIVE passages and
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RI.2.1, RI.2.2...
$32.00
$27.00
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Close Reading - FIFTY original 2nd grade leveled close reading passages and activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RI.2.1-RI.2.8 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standard RI.2.9 is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.8, RI.2.9, RI.2.10
$16.00
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Close Reading - FIFTY original 3rd grade leveled close reading passages and activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RI.3.1-RI.3.8 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standard RI.3.9 is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10
$16.00
1359 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
100 original 4th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to the Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! EVERY standard has FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.8, RL.4.9, RL.4.10, RI.4.1...
$38.00
$32.00
1086 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
105 original 5th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to the Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! EVERY standard has FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.8, RL.5.9, RL.5.10, RI.5.1...
$38.00
$32.00
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Do you own my 3rd Grade Close Reading Informational Text pack already? Then this differentiated extension pack is a GREAT add-on for you! WHAT IS THIS? This is meant to be used with my bestselling 3rd Grade Close Reading and Text Evidence
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
1036 ratings
4.0
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Close Reading - ONE-HUNDRED original 1st grade leveled close reading passages and activities perfectly aligned to the Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! Each passage falls within the Lexile Level range of 250-580. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.5, RL.1.6, RL.1.7, RL.1.8, RL.1.9, RL.1.10, RI.1.1...
$32.00
$27.00
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Author's Reasons and Evidence: Differentiated unit for 4th or 5th grade! This unit is full of what you need to teach your students about examining the author's point, reasons, and evidence (RI.4.8 and RI.5.8) in a 4th or 5th grade classroom. The
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.4.8, RI.5.8
$6.00
258 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
FIFTY original 4th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RI.4.1-RI.4.8 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standard RI.4.9 is extra special
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.9, RI.4.10
$19.00
254 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Compare and Contrast similar stories: Differentiated unit for 2nd or 3rd grade! This unit is full of what you need to teach about comparing and contrasting similar fairy tales (RL.2.9) and comparing contrasting similar stories by the same author
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.9, RL.3.9
$6.00
223 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
62 COMPLETE reading group lessons that are ready to print and go! Each lesson includes:- WARM UP: Quick tasks that review prior knowledge and introduce the strategy.- PRACTICE: A complete high-interest passage (differentiated at three levels) that
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
$58.75
$47.00
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
FIFTY-FIVE original 5th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RI.5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.8 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standards
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.5, RI.5.6, RI.5.7, RI.5.8, RI.5.9, RI.5.10
$19.00
169 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Compare and Contrast: Differentiated unit for 2nd or 3rd grade! This unit is full of what you need to teach Compare and Contrast Two Texts (RI.2.9 and RI.3.9) in a 2nd or 3rd grade classroom. The materials are all differentiated for your learners
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.2.9, RI.3.9
$6.00
169 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Moral of the Story: Differentiated unit for 2nd or 3rd grade! This unit is full of what you need to teach about retelling and identifying the moral of the story (RL.2.2 and RL.3.2) in a 2nd or 3rd grade classroom. The materials are all
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2
$6.00
175 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
FIFTY original 4th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RL.4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standards
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$19.00
148 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Ask and Answer Questions: Differentiated unit for 2nd or 3rd grade! This unit is full of what you need to teach about asking and answering questions while reading fiction (RL.2.1 and RL.3.1) in a 2nd or 3rd grade classroom. The materials are all
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.3.1
$6.00
152 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
FIFTY original 5th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RL.5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, and 5.7 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standards
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.8, RL.5.9, RL.5.10
$19.00
108 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Illustrations add to the text: Differentiated unit for 2nd or 3rd grade! This unit is full of what you need to teach about how to look at and use the illustrations to add meaning to the text (RL.2.7 and RL.3.7) in a 2nd or 3rd grade classroom. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.7, RL.3.7
$6.00
130 ratings
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By Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas
Differentiated 2nd grade or 3rd grade reading notebooks! These two notebooks include EVERYTHING you need to teach the CCSS reading (informational text and literature) standards in a 2nd grade or 3rd grade classroom. The materials are all
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.8, RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach 2nd grade internationally at an amazing American school! Our curriculum is just like an American curriculum complete with Common Core and teaching in English but I get the added pleasure of weekend strolls through the streets of Madrid, Spain. Before this, I taught 1st grade for five years at an wonderful private school in Portland, Oregon.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I set up very clear expectations and stick to them. I love to laugh with my students and make the school day fun with tons of learning. My big professional goal is to constantly work on differentiation. You can see that in most of my products!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Assistant Lower School Director, School-wide Science Coordinator, Grade Level Coordinator

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Education, University of Oregon 2001 M.A. Education, George Fox University 2003 Certified Reading Specialist, Portland State University, 2011 Certified Math Specialist, SUNY Buffalo, 2014

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love my life! I live in Madrid, Spain with my amazing husband and baby girl. We travel any chance we get! If you need to get in touch, email me at teachingandtapas@gmail.com. I'd be happy to answer any of your questions!

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