Amusement Parks Nonfiction Reading Task Cards

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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49 pages
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Are you ready for a nonfiction reading adventure with amusement parks? Grab this Amusement Parks task card set that features a magazine-style format with text features and comprehension questions. The highly-engaging articles are all about roller coasters, Ferris Wheels, and Water Parks. Your students will love this set!

Note: This set is available in a money-saving bundle!

This package contains four pages of nonfiction reading selections designed to resemble magazine or newspaper pages. The features used in this resource include article, bold print, bulleted list, caption, closeup, fact box, glossary, graph, illustration, italics, map, photograph, table, and title. The magazine articles are about the beginning of the roller coaster, wood vs steel coasters, how coasters work, how Ferris Wheels began, how a Ferris Wheel works, the first wave pools, water slides, and more.

The set of 68 task cards has many unique features:

  • Multiple choice cards include: determining the type of nonfiction text feature in the article, determining the purpose of the nonfiction text feature, and basic comprehension questions.
  • The brightly colored backgrounds for the task cards are color-coded: orange for multiple-choice cards concerning text features and yellow for multiple-choice cards concerning comprehension questions.
  • Comprehension questions include inferring, finding the main idea, using text features to answer questions, finding titles for passages, and determining word meanings.
  • The card frames are black and white to help with printing. For your convenience, a complete set of the reading selections and task cards with limited color is included to save on printing costs!
  • Answer sheets and an answer key are included.

This package specifically includes:

  • Background page
  • Table of Contents
  • Four pages of magazine/newspaper articles about sharks
  • A set of 68 task cards in bright colors
  • The complete set in black and white
  • Student Answer Sheet
  • Answer Key for the teacher
  • Text Features Glossary
  • Terms of Use

Buy this set in a bundle of ten task card sets to save more money!

If you are looking for digital, this same set is available in the Boom Format!

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49 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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