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Celebrate and educate students about the holiday of Chinese New Year with these close reading passages that include mystery pictures! Just print and GO! There are three DIFFERENT passages each DIFFERENTIATED at three DIFFERENT reading levels. There are two nonfiction texts and one fiction text. Each text comes with 10 text dependent questions, a writing prompt, graphic organizers, and a mystery grid picture.
***If you'd like to try a sample of this resource for free click here.
Features of this Resource
✔ Teacher Pages: explaining the different parts of the resource and how to use it in the classroom.
✔ Student Printables: to print for the students to keep/use during the reading. Perfect for notebooks!
✔ 3 Different Texts: each having three levels of difficulty.
✔ 10 Text Dependent Questions for each passage. Use with or without the mystery grid.
✔ 3 Writing Prompts: one for each passage
✔ 3 Mystery Grids: one for each passage
✔ Answer Keys: for the 10 text dependent questions and the mystery grid.
✔ Graphic Organizers: as an option to use with any of the texts.
***Texts Included in this Resource***
❶ "The Legend of the Chinese New Year" a fiction passage based on the legend of the Chinese New Year
❷ "The Importance of the Zodiac" an informational passage about the history behind behind the Chinese Zodiac and how it relates to the Chinese New Year
❸ "The History and Traditions of the Chinese New Year" an informational passage about the history & traditions of the holiday of Chinese New Year
***Feedback from teachers***
"My school district has recently really started pushing close reading so this product went right in line with our reading goals. Also, being Chinese myself, I really wanted to explore Chinese New Year with my students and this was perfect! Thank you!"
"I ALWAYS love Fun in 5th Grades resources! This offers the high interest and differentiation I love! My students can have good conversations about the topic yet read it on their level."
8 hours ago
Celebrate and educate your students about the holidays through the year with these fun, no prep, themed reading passages! Here's what's included with each set:
- Three different passages (two nonfiction and one fiction) at three different reading levels
- Text dependent questions
- A writing prompt
- Graphic organizers
- A mystery picture grid
Teachers are saying: "I love that the passages are differentiated so I can use them with my small groups. The students are really engaged with the passages and they enjoy doing the coloring at the end. I also appreciate that a writing prompt and graphic organizers are included with every passage."
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These comprehension passages make students WANT to reread a text and even work hard to find the correct answer so that they will be able to color their mystery picture correctly. Best of all, it's self-checking so you can scan quickly to determine the needs of your students.
Features of EVERY SET
🔘 Student Printables
🔘 3 Different Texts Differentiated to 3 Levels
🔘 10 Text-Dependent Questions for each passage
🔘 3 Writing Prompts: one for each passage
🔘 3 Mystery Grids: one for each passage
🔘 Answer Keys
🔘 Graphic Organizers
✔ Small Groups
✔ Substitute Plans
✔ & MORE!
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