This is a chart that I made for my second grade classroom. Every week I select a non-fiction passage to read closely. The chart goes over what to focus on for each read. This file goes nicely with my other Common Core Close Reading files. *This does not include the actual reading passages, just the chart to facilitate your teaching.
FREE! This close reading freebie is designed to teach your young students about polar bears through either close reading or shared reading experiences. This product includes an informational text that answers the essential question: "Are polar bears good swimmers?" Simple text dependent questions, writing prompts, graphic organizers, and detailed instructions for use are also included.