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Biodiversity - Fully editable, Science Reading Activity - Disciplinary Literacy for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) as well as older students with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting and open-ended varieties.
No Prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set.
This reading is perfect for an extension activity, substitute plans or literacy practice and hits on the following Common Core Standards:
The reading looks at:
- What is biodiversity
- The effects of biodiversity
- The importance of biodiversity
- Threats to biodiversity
- Conserving our planet's biodiversity
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