Close Reading Informational Text: 3rd Grade | Close Reading

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Using this set of engaging passages will help your students master the concept of digging deeper into the text!


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Total Pages: 56
File Size: 4 MB

The Close Reading Using Informational Text for 3rd Grade is a 56 page reading unit with handouts, posters, and 8 different passages including historical, biographical, scientific, and technical texts. All of the close reading materials are designed to help your students practice digging deeper into the text. Detailed teacher notes about the process of Close Reading are also included.

Specifically this unit contains:
Historical Text (3 pages each):
The Statue of Liberty
The National Anthem

Biographical Text (3 pages each):
Clara Barton
Jim Thorpe

Scientific Text (3 pages each)
The Savanna Habitat

Technical Text (3 pages each)
How to Make Ice Cream
Crayola Crayons

4 Close Reading Posters
Handout on Annotations
Handout on the Close Reading Process for Teachers
Handout on the Close Reading Process for Students
2 Templates for Student Responses (can be used with any text)
Detailed Teacher Notes


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Here are the units included in the Close Reading Bundle:
Close Reading Using Informational Text for 3rd Grade
Task Cards: Close Reading Question Stems for Teachers


Why you’ll love this resource:

  • It includes engaging passages, reference posters, annotations handouts, and student response templates!
  • The passages are high interest, like Chameleons or How to Make Ice Cream!
  • After each read, the questions build in complexity!
  • You’re able to integrate social studies with reading, as some of the passages have historical themes.
  • The detailed teacher notes will help guide you and your students through the close reading process.


Need another grade?
Close Reading Bundle for 4th and 5th Grades

Looking for other 3rd grade resources?
20 Fiction and Nonfiction Reading Games Bundle
30 Grammar Games Bundle
Character Education Kit
Comprehensive Morning Work 3rd Grade


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