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Celebrate and educate students about the holiday of Presidents' Day 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 "Horse in an Elevator" a fiction passage based on the true story of Theodore's Roosevelt's son bringing a horse into the White House
❷ "Washington vs Lincoln" an informational passage about the similarities and differences between the two presidents
❸ "The History of Presidents' Day" an informational passage about the history of the holiday of Presidents' Day
***Feedback from teachers***
"I thought this was a great activity for the kids. They really enjoyed it. Thank you!"
"I love the art integration within these close reads! Can't wait to include this in my presidential unit."
"This was an engaging and interesting resource that my students really enjoyed! The writing prompt was very helpful practice for preparing students for their EOY state writing test! Thank you!"
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