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End of Year Activities Close Reading Comprehension Passages May Bundle

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These close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of May. Topics include tornadoes, understanding peanut allergies, spring fever, plant and animal ecosystems, and the history of Memorial Day. These week-long lessons follow a close reading model, and each one includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy! 

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Natural Disasters: Tornadoes Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

With these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities, students will learn all about tornadoes and their destructive and damaging effects on Earth. They are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of May. You could also add these activities to any natural disasters science unit.

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Spring Fever Print and Google

These fun and engaging close reading passages and activities about the history of spring fever will engage students and spark interest! Students will learn about the symptoms of spring fever and how they have changed over time from scurvy "spring disease" to the phenomenon of spring fever today.

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Understanding Peanut Allergies Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

Talking to our students about peanut allergies is so important! These close reading comprehension passages and activities help students understand the danger of eating peanut products around other people who are allergic. Students will learn why peanut allergies occur, the effects they have on people who are allergic, and why many schools don't allow peanuts or nuts in their classrooms and cafeterias.

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Ecosystems Plants and Animals Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

With these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities, students will learn about the living and nonliving things that interact within a variety of ecosystems. The reading passages and activities help students understand how plants and animals adapt and change to survive within their ecosystems.

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Memorial Day Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

Celebrate Memorial Day with these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities about the importance of honoring and remembering our fallen soldiers. Students will learn about the history of Memorial Day, how Americans celebrate this day, and why it's important to remember the soldiers who died serving our country.

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These close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of May. Topics include tornadoes, understanding peanut allergies, spring fever, plant and animal ecosystems, and the history of Memorial Day. These week-long lessons follow a close reading model, and each one includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy! Students will be required to use close reading skills to practice making logical inferences, citing textual evidence, and drawing conclusions from the text.

PRINT & GO! Easily differentiate instruction with the leveled reading passages for grades 3-5. Includes everything you need to teach 5 weeks of close reading lessons.

⭐A digital Google Classroom option is included! (Google Slides™)

Close Reading Lessons:

  1. Tornadoes: A Devastating Force on Earth
  2. Peanut Allergies: A Dangerous Food or Yummy Treat?
  3. Spring Fever: Is it Real or Imagined?
  4. Ecosystems: How Plants and Animals Survive
  5. Memorial Day: A Time to Honor Those Who Served

These high-interest and engaging topics will captivate the interest of students!

Step-by-Step instructions (for teacher and students) are included that follows a close reading model.

Step 1: First Reading: Determine what the text says.

Step 2: Second Reading: Determine how the text says it.

Step 3: Third Reading: Determine what the text means.

Step 4: Written Comprehension: Write and Respond

Includes:

  • Implementation Guide (Steps to Close Reading)
  • Teacher Guide and Notes
  • Classroom Posters
  • Mark It Up! Annotation Cards
  • 2 Differentiated Reading Passages
  • Text-Dependent Questions
  • Vocabulary Practice
  • Written Response
  • Close Reading Graphic Organizers

Easily Differentiate Instruction!

These close reading comprehension passages are written at 2 different levels to allow for differentiation during instruction. The content of the 2 passages is the same, but the reading levels are different. Questions about the content are the same. This makes it easy for you to provide students with the same questions and activity sheets while also allowing students to practice close reading skills on their reading level.

All answer keys are included!

⭐Note: Each reading passage is leveled with special symbols at the bottom left corner to denote difficulty levels.

This resource is aligned to the anchor standard that refers to reading text closely:

ELA Reading Standard 1: “Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it, cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.”

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Natural Disasters: Tornadoes Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

With these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities, students will learn all about tornadoes and their destructive and damaging effects on Earth. They are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of May. You could also add these activities to any natural disasters science unit.

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Spring Fever Print and Google

These fun and engaging close reading passages and activities about the history of spring fever will engage students and spark interest! Students will learn about the symptoms of spring fever and how they have changed over time from scurvy "spring disease" to the phenomenon of spring fever today.

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Understanding Peanut Allergies Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

Talking to our students about peanut allergies is so important! These close reading comprehension passages and activities help students understand the danger of eating peanut products around other people who are allergic. Students will learn why peanut allergies occur, the effects they have on people who are allergic, and why many schools don't allow peanuts or nuts in their classrooms and cafeterias.

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Ecosystems Plants and Animals Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

With these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities, students will learn about the living and nonliving things that interact within a variety of ecosystems. The reading passages and activities help students understand how plants and animals adapt and change to survive within their ecosystems.

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Memorial Day Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

Celebrate Memorial Day with these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities about the importance of honoring and remembering our fallen soldiers. Students will learn about the history of Memorial Day, how Americans celebrate this day, and why it's important to remember the soldiers who died serving our country.

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Natural Disasters: Tornadoes Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

With these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities, students will learn all about tornadoes and their destructive and damaging effects on Earth. They are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of May. You could also add these activities to any natural disasters science unit.

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Spring Fever Print and Google

These fun and engaging close reading passages and activities about the history of spring fever will engage students and spark interest! Students will learn about the symptoms of spring fever and how they have changed over time from scurvy "spring disease" to the phenomenon of spring fever today.

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Understanding Peanut Allergies Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

Talking to our students about peanut allergies is so important! These close reading comprehension passages and activities help students understand the danger of eating peanut products around other people who are allergic. Students will learn why peanut allergies occur, the effects they have on people who are allergic, and why many schools don't allow peanuts or nuts in their classrooms and cafeterias.

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Ecosystems Plants and Animals Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

With these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities, students will learn about the living and nonliving things that interact within a variety of ecosystems. The reading passages and activities help students understand how plants and animals adapt and change to survive within their ecosystems.

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1

Memorial Day Close Reading Comprehension Passages Print and Google

Celebrate Memorial Day with these fun and engaging close reading passages and activities about the importance of honoring and remembering our fallen soldiers. Students will learn about the history of Memorial Day, how Americans celebrate this day, and why it's important to remember the soldiers who died serving our country.

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