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Overview:
This exemplar text is designed to give students the opportunity to use the reading and writing habits they’ve been practicing on a regular basis to absorb deep lessons from Kate DiCamillo’s story. By reading and rereading the passage closely and focusing their reading through a series of questions and discussion about the text, students will identify how and why the three main characters became friends.



* This text is extracted from a close reading exemplar produced and published by Student Achievement Partners
Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Level:
Upper Primary
Grades:
Grade 3
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Date Added:
01/28/2016
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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Dawn HIDOE on Aug 03, 03:05pm

Resource contains: text passage. No lesson plan included. The text was extracted from a close reading exemplar from Student Achievement Partners site.

Alignment: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3 and RL.3.10.

Feedback: A classroom teacher can use this piece of text to extend student’s understanding of close reading. This passage can be used in a variety of ways to address other standards in the classroom. A few suggestions are to do a character analysis; use of vocabulary to establish the tone and/or mood; compare/contrast points of view between characters and self; write an opinion piece; make personal connections to the passage and write a narrative; or analyze word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

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