This is a reading comprehension passage focused on 6th grade science. This passage details the basic functions of cells, describes some of the organelles within cells and differentiates between single-celled and multi-cellular organisms.
To enhance vocabulary skills, page two requires students to select the synonym for each bolded word.
This passage supports Texas Science TEKS 6.10,
"determine that all organisms are composed of cells that carry on functions to sustain life;"