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Day 2: "Rock Secrets"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4
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This lesson focuses on how petrified wood is made. It helps the student understand the concept that these rocks are made over long periods of time, which helps them get to the bigger picture of the 'secret stories'. Students should take notes on the provided sheet as the lesson goes on. They should be permitted to use these notes to answer the focus question. It should be done independently. This series of close reading lesson plans was created by a member of the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the anchor text. Students will need a copy of the student notes sheet.
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