3rd Grade, ESE, Tutoring, Homeschool
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Third Grade Informational Text reading! Inside are 40 non-fiction passages written at TWO levels for third-fourth graders. This product can be used for differentiating, enhancing, extending, or supplementing Close Reading, guided reading, standards based assessments, tutoring, and/or week-long homework!
40 Passages with 5 Activities for Each Passage + Written at two levels.
>> Police Officers
>> Computer Tech
>> Construction Worker
>> Waste Collector
>> Barbers & Hairdressers
>> All About Bakers
>> All About Chefs
>> Mail Carriers
>> Franklin D. Roosevelt
>> Eleanor Roosevelt
>> Mary M. Bethune
>> Alexander G. Bell
>> Helen Keller
>> Susan B. Anthony
>> Neil Armstrong
>> Thomas Edison
>> Wright Brothers
>> Paul Revere
>> Ben Franklin
>> Four Types of Air
>> Tropical Storms
>> Tropical Rainforests
>> Desert Biomes
*** 3 pages of questions per passage (4-6 questions on each page)
* 1st Question Page: Key Ideas and Details (Addresses RI.1, RI.2, RI.3)
* 2nd Question Page: Craft and Structure (Addresses RI.4, RI.5, RI.6)
* 3rd Question Page: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas (Addresses RI.7, RI.8)
—- (Vocabulary is delicately selected to ensure appropriate text evidence support.)
*** Full Answer Key for ALL three question pages.
Save Ink! One page is used for each of the three question pages.
New to this unit! Included with the answer key!
Teacher discussion page with questions!
Provided for those who are not using all of the student question sheets.
*** 1 Writing pieces per passage.
—— Aligned to Common Core State Standards 2.W.1, 2.W.2, 2.W.3
(Opinions, Guided Support, Informative/Explanatory, Narratives)
*** 1 Graphic Organizers per passage for Key Ideas and Details
—— (Purpose paragraph focus! Ensure students get the gist.)
*** Three Day Close Reading General Outline
(Ideas for a 4th or 5th day are also provided)
*** Three Text Coding Posters. One for each Common Core Category!
>>>>> Weekly Homework Assignment Sheets
—– There are four different assignment options
—– Two versions: With or Without Adult Initials
—– One blank template for each version. Twelve pages total.
As always, you will find:
*** Modern Clickable Titles: Table of Contents with lexile levels.
*** Good Old Fashion Table of Contents with page numbers.
These timeless close reads and the corresponding activities can be used all year! Not just during October!
Use for fluency practice!
Each passage page has the word count and lexile level clearly indicated.
Will work nicely for whole group, small group, social studies, science history, and more!
This set will also work perfectly for read-alouds.
“Close Reading” can happen with read-alouds. 🙂
Common Core Standards are listed in the answer key and next to each question so you are sure which standards are being addressed.
Third Grade Common Standards Addressed
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8
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