⭐️These Lexile® leveled close reading stories are perfect for teaching students central or main idea and details by introducing activities that will help the students grasp an understanding of the main topic, main idea, and details. This packet is designed to specifically fit 2nd & 3rd grade Florida B.E.S.T standard ELA.2.R.2.2 / 3.R.2.2 but can be used by anyone teaching main idea and details.
⭐️Includes Lexile leveled passages, standard based questions, anchor charts, and hands-on cut-and-paste visuals to help students master this skill.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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