Introducing Close Reading: Finding the Main Message and Taking Notes About Rain School

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This second lesson in a larger unit is perfect for the beginning of the year because it explicitly teaches 3rd graders how to use close reading skills by identifying unfamiliar words, figuring out the gist, and defining important vocabulary words. Learners work to use key details from the story Rain School to identify the main message, describe the characters and their actions in a story, and participate in an academic conversation with their peers through the use of repeated reading and sticky notes on pages to highlight information key terms. The detailed and specific teacher guide, materials list, vocabulary list, and supporting materials make this plan ready to use and an exemplary resource for 3rd grade classrooms. 

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Grade
3rd
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2012
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Creative Commons
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