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.
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Little Bird Kindergarten Blog Post: Call me cuh-ray-zee! Close Reading on the 8th day of Kindergarten!

♥ This unit makes me so excited to go back to school! It is language e x p a n d i n g! The writing and non-fiction components are such a great way to integrate all the standards into this classic fairy tale!!

Close Reading at the beginning of Kindergarten?? YES! Begninners welcome! No Experience necessary! First graders welcome too!

CLicK CLaCk MoO!! Cutest resource!! & soooo meaty! Literature and informational text combined! Close reading included (cows) and lots of retelling and writing opportunities!!

This comic book has been designed to provide a visual setting for the narrative of 'The Tell Tale Heart' that will help the student come to a better understanding of the storyline by supplementing the literary devices and symbols that Poe used when writing his famous short story. The language used has been slightly adapted and edited to suit the comic format. It can be printed for easy distribution, displayed as a slide show on a computer or used as an eBook on an iPad or other tablet.

Close Reading at the beginning of Kindergarten?? YES! Begninners welcome! No Experience necessary! PERFECT for First graders too! Explicit, easy to follow teacher directions, complete resource!

Close Reading at the beginning of Kindergarten?? YES! Begninners welcome! No Experience necessary! PERFECT for First graders too! Explicit, easy to follow teacher directions, complete resource!

Little Bird Kindergarten: Life After Chicks.... ( Sea Turtles )

Read about how I teach themes in my classroom!

Close Read for the 6-8 Grade Band - a Greek story providing practice with high text complexity, deep discussion, and writing to support a claim. $

Next month's book report-Character Project for ANY Novel! Covers character traits, conflict, and change. Free assignment sheet and rubric included.

The Right Book for the Right Reader! Helping Kids Choose a Good Book. Suggestions for librarians, classroom teachers and parents. | MimsHouse.com

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Summer Reading 2016 | MimsHouse.com free ebooks for kids or children. Limited time offer. PREVIEW books for your students or kids; when you approve them, pass along to kids or order paperback or hardcover.

Reading Fluency Passages (Blends)No prep, just print and go. You get 25 engaging passages that focus on the initial blends and build fluency. Kids of all ages are motivated by Minecraft. You don't need to be a computer whizz to tap into the craze with these fun blend passages.

This resource is a Close Reading and Vocabulary Pack for the book The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsberg. Whats included in this 22 page pack:1. Suggested sequence for teaching.2. A page by page guide to close reading of the text. This includes during reading discussions and after reading activities.3.

Grades 3-6 NO PREP CCSS Aligned Comprehension Spring Packet Main idea Context Clues, QR Codes Author's Reasoning Prose, Poetry, and Drama First/Secondhand Accounts

Little Bird Kindergarten: Close Reading with writing responses, they can do it!

Bits About Bunnies! A Literacy Mini Unit Informational Text Close Reading Activity and Writing, Labeling the bunny, Bunny Anchor Chart Elements, Pet Bunny Graph and Writing, Stick puppet and song $

Close Reading for Kindergarten & First Grade: Spring Quarter 4 LOTS of writing extensions and fun included!

Hands down kid favorite! They LOVE learning about bats and I love how much language and writing I can dig out of them! Super fun mini unit for kindergarten and first grade!!

Little Bird Kindergarten Blog Post: close reading of informational text activity with student annotation page - look what kinders can do!

Little Bird Kindergarten: Life After Chicks.... ( Sea Turtles )

The main purpose of this product is for students to take on the role of either defender or prosecutor of the main villain from one of the literary classics listed below. Using the resources supplied here they can investigate the book for textual evidence that will support claims that the character has or has not carried out any crimes or villainy and then, either on paper or in the classroom, engage in a mock trial to demonstrate their persuasive argument skills.