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Common Core Close Reading Lessons

A group board for grades K-12. Any lesson that gets kids to slow down, reread, and critically think about what they are reading, whether fiction or nonfiction.

The Best SDAIE/SIOP Common Core Lesson on Parallel Structure Around for English Learners, Standard English Learners, and Special Education Students! Discounted for a Limited Time Only! $

Close Read/Academic Vocabulary Lesson Plans - Farm Set 2 Close Read and Academic Vocabulary Lessons for books: Duck On A Bike by David Shannon Silly Tilly by Eileen Spinelli Packet includes Level 1 vocabulary, academic vocabulary, vocabulary flashcards, comprehension questions, recording worksheet for students and script for 3 days of lessons for each book. Just grab the book and read! Common Core aligned

An eleven page comic book to introduce the history of the Hindenburg. It outlines the development and first year of this gigantic airship before describing what happened on the fateful day. Contains a quiz and other useful resources, and can be printed out in black and white, used as a slide show on a computer, or as a PDF on a tablet.

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Close Reading - Prove it!, Show Your Thinking! & Just the Facts! Close Reading Checklists, Graphic Organizers, and MORE! $

Little Bird Kindergarten: Chicken Life Cycle Close Reading annotations

Twenty one page color, and black and white comic book versions of 'The Raven'. Designed to appeal to all ages, this product provides a visual setting for the narrative of the poem that will help the student come to a better understanding of the famous work by Poe. A worksheet for students and five pages of teacher notes are also included. The PDF file can be printed, used as a computer slide show or imported to a tablet as an eBook.

Kids will LOVE this. Fun video and rap about the elements of a story. Explains plot, character, conflict, setting and theme.

Use with literature circles... Students put the code on sticky notes & stick to the page in the book

Close Reading - Prove i!, Show Your Thinking! & Just the Facts! Close Reading Checklists, Bookmarks, and MORE! Check it out at TPT!

Close Reading Using Informational Text for 3rd Grade by The Teacher Next Door is a 58 page unit with handouts, posters, and 8 different passages including historical, biographical, scientific and technical texts with topics your kids will enjoy! These hand-selected passages are truly rigorous, but fun and interesting at the same time! Detailed teacher notes about the process of Close Reading are also included. $

$4.00 Reach those new text complexity bands with this close read of a fable! Reading, discussing,'s all here!


The Great Gatsby Chapter 1 Poetry and Imagery Activity $1

The activities in this packet are to supplement your thematic unit on winter themes (Martin Luther King, Jr., snow, cold weather, etc.) The activit...

$3.50 Allusion's Role in "The Raven" {Three Exercises} This product takes students through three exercises to help them make connections and apply their knowledge.