Close reading is the reading and re-reading of text to gather meaning and determine the author's purpose. These are crucial concepts for growing readers. This product is a comprehensive packet of winter topics.
Each topic contains a reading passage and 3 activities. Winter topics included in this product are:
-Snow -Blizzard -Snowboarding -Skiing -Ice Skating -New Year's -Chinese New Year -President's Day -Martin Luther King Jr. -Valentine's Day
Activities for each reading passage are varied but included in this product are:
-Thinking maps (webs) -Vocabulary word cards -Vocabulary picture cards -Vocabulary definition cards -Read and respond pages -Written response pages -True/False -Compare/Contrast -Open Response questioning (why do you think?...) -Reflection pages (use your background knowledge and what you have learned from the text-why do you think?.....) -Identifying key details in text (highlight the part of the texts that tells...) -Fill in the blank vocabulary -Authentic photographs for each topic -Many topics include a unique activity page -A description of what close reading is -A description of how I implement close reading.
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A First for Everything
I have been teaching for 18 years. Most of the time has been in a private school teaching kindergarten. I have been teaching first grade for the last 3 years and I absolutely love it!