All about soil and how it is made reading passage w/questions

All about soil and how it is made reading passage w/questions
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A one page reading passage on how soil is formed, the different grain sizes of soil and why it is important. This is a very information filled passage.

Key vocabulary words included in the passage are
inorganic
organic
decomposer
humus
grain size
sand
silt
clay
horizon
topsoil
subsoil
parent material

Also included on the second sheet are 16 questions for the students to answer after reading the passage.

I used this as a review just before giving a test on soil to my 6th grade classes and it went good.

It can be used as an introduction or even as later in the year review.

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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