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Close Reading: Winter

A First for Everything

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 w... View Full Description
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Categories: Reading, Science
Product Type: Printable

Product Description

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!

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