Looking to share some biographies on a few popular athletes? Your sport enthusiasts will love reading about two competitors in the 2015 Super Bowl!
Close Reading is a reading process performed by students to gain a better understanding of what they are reading.
Close Reading enhances student comprehension as students:
1. read an engaging text multiple times 2. mark up the text they are reading 3. answer text dependent questions 4. respond in writing, citing evidence from the text
Use in centers, as morning work, homework, or as a fun close reading lesson.
This FREEBIE includes: -Clear directions for seamless implementation -a one page informational text about Richard Sherman -reader response questions Richard Sherman passage: Estimate Lexile Measure: 1180L -a one page informational text about Tom Brady -reader response questions Tom Brady passage: Estimated Lexile Measure=1180L -ANSWER KEY
Your students will be so excited about the idea of reading about current athletes, they won't even realize they are working.
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I have taught for 15 years as an upper elementary reading and language arts teacher. I love this level of learners because they challenge me to find the perfect novels, and to create the most effective resources. I am a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescent English Language Arts.