Book Title: Informational Passages for Text Marking & Close Reading: Grade 3: 20 Reproducible Passages With Text-Marking Activities That Guide Students to Read Strategically for Deep Comprehension
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching
Author: Martin Lee
The higher standards students today are expected to meet call for literacy instruction that focuses on the close reading of complex texts. These informational text passages are organized around high-interest topics connected to the curriculum and to key comprehension skills. The readings are specially formatted to provide practice with text marking, a proven, powerful tool for building comprehension skills, such as finding main idea and details, identifying cause and effect, and sequencing events. For use with Grade 3.