FREE Close Reading Using Informational Text for 3rd Grade


Teaching Close Reading? Grab this set of FREE posters to encourage your students to dig deeper into the text!


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This Close Reading Using Informational Text Freebie for 3rd Grade has a Chameleons passage with comprehension questions and an annotations handout! It was designed to help your students practice digging deeper into the text. Detailed teacher notes about the process of Close Reading are also included.


This unit contains:
Chameleons Passage with Comprehension Questions (3 pages)
Answer Key

Close Reading Handout on Annotations
Detailed Teacher Notes


This Chameleons passage and annotations handout are also included in the very complete Close Reading Using Informational Text Bundle for 3rd Grade, which has handouts, posters, 8 different passages (historical, biographical, scientific, and technical texts), and question stem task cards which may be used with any text.


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:

  • The passage is engaging for students!
  • After each read, the questions build in complexity.
  • The passage integrates scientific knowledge with reading.
  • It’s low prep and easy to use for you as a teacher.
  • 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 for 3rd Grade


Want more information about Close Reading? This blog post has a step by step explanation to help you teach close reading more effectively.
Click here to read Close Reading.


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