I am currently a 2nd grade teacher at a public school in Arkansas, with 7 years of teaching experience. I hold a Master's Degree in Elementary Education, and am certified for P-8. I also hold a P-12 certification in ESL. I have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grade. My teaching specialties are reading, science, and technology, although I love every subject. I am a computer programmer, and absolutely LOVE using the flipped classroom technique and new technology in my classroom.

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Two fictional close reading activities have been combined for use in your classroom.

The Camping Trip: A Fictional Close Reading Activity contains a fictional passage about two friends who go camping and meet an unexpected creature.

The Lighthouse: A Fictional Close Reading Activity is the fictional story of a man who is struggling with the idea of his traditional lighthouse being replaced by a computerized, electric lighthouse.

Designed for 4th and 5th grade students, these close reading activities have students focus first on reading the story multiple times while searching for unknown words, literary devices, and key points. Then, the students answer questions ranging from Knowledge to Synthesis on Bloom's Taxonomy.

The nature of close reading, as well as the passage and questions lend these activities to Standardized Test Practice as well. Designed to help students with ACT Aspire and PARCC practice, I have tried to create a variety of lengths, topics, and levels of difficulty in my close reading activities. This passage is a longer fictional passage, with 4 pages of double-spaced text.

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This Fiction Close Reading Activities Bundle contains ALL of the fiction close reading activities from my store. As new fictional close reading activities are added to my store, they will be added to this bundle. When new items are added, the price of this bundle will increase as well, although it will always be a discount over purchasing each close read individually. If you purchase this bundle now, all new updates with new close reads will be available to you, free, with a re-download from your My Resources page. The sooner you purchase the bundle, the better the price! Currently, the discount is at 17%. 9 close reading activities are currently included in this download, ready to print and go! These close reading activities have students focus first on reading the passage multiple times while searching for unknown words, new concepts, and key points. Then, the students answer questions ranging from Knowledge to Synthesis on Bloom's Taxonomy. The nature of close reading, as well as the passage and questions lend this activity to Standardized Test Practice as well. The questions and activities are designed to help students practice analyzing a difficult, technical nonfiction text and respond to a variety of questions in preparation for similar techniques used in ACT Aspire and PARCC testing, as well as on the SATs. Close reading is a strategy that is encouraged through Common Core and most state standards, and is best completed with short passages such as the ones provided here. Files currently included (Some are in sets of 2): \* A Face for a Pumpkin \* Back To School - How I Spent My Summer Vacation & Back to School \* The Lighthouse & The Camping Trip *Pardon Me! A Turkey's Story *The Perfect Christmas Tree *Space: Jack's Asteroid Adventure & The Sky's the Limit

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