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Celebrate and educate students about the holiday of Thanksgiving 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***
✔ "Journal of a Pilgrim" a fiction passage written in journal format that depicts what is was like during the journey and after arrival in the "New World"
✔ "American vs. Canadian Thanksgiving" an informational passage about about how Thanksgiving is celebrated in the US and Canada.
✔ "History of Thanksgiving" an informational passage about where the holiday of Thanksgiving came from and what has made it what it is today
***Feedback from teachers***
"I LOVE these!! I have three now! Love the question variety and the kids love the coloring part!"
"These were fantastic!!!!! I love them, and can't wait to get more!!"
"Such a wonderful resource that I will use for many years to come!! Thank you"
"Perfect for right before Thanksgiving break. Engaging and academic. I love that it is differentiated!"
13 hours ago
I love incorporating the holidays into math centers! I got these ping pong eyeballs from the dollar store and put them with a big cup and if the students answer correctly, they get to try and bounce the eyeball into the cup.
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