Your students will enjoy learning all about Alexander the Great of Ancient Greece with this high-interest, informational Close Reading Unit! Perfect for a high-interest reading passage and mini unit on Alexander the Great, this resource includes everything, including worksheets, that you need for a full week of reading activities about this fierce leader. Engaging for students and NO PREP for teachers!
Please see the PREVIEW above for an idea of everything included!
If you have never used Close Reading or even if you are already a pro, this packet truly is for you! It has everything you need for a complete, successful informational text reading unit.
The informational passage included in this resource is provided in two differentiated reading levels. One is in the fifth-sixth grade reading range, and the other is in the third-fourth grade reading level range. I’ve taken all the guesswork out of differentiating and leveling of passages for you!
This packet includes:
• “Alexander the Great ” Informational Passage (2 differentiated versions)
• 5 Days of Close Reading Activities
• Guide Sheet
• Annotation Guide
• Answer Keys
This packet is perfect for learning about this incredible leader, an Ancient Greece and Ancient Civilizations supplemental reading unit, or a fun informational reading unit! It has been a great hit with many teachers and reluctant readers.
This packet is both rigorous and Common-Core aligned. Questions have been carefully crafted to move readers from basic, recall questions to higher-level questions where students must cite evidence from the text to support their answers. There are 5 tasks/activities for the passage, moving from easier tasks to more challenging activities.
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