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Close Reading Packs promote careful analysis of text while building the 21st Century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. Students contemplate a Key Question as they read engaging passages on a common topic, and then participate in small-group and whole-class discussions. All students read a Connecting Passage to apply knowledge gained from reading closely and discussing the passages.

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Help students dig deeper into science content with Investigation Packs from Science A–Z. Students practice close reading and working in groups while answering text-dependent questions.