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DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning

DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning
DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning
DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning
DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning
DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning
DNA Informational Text | Printable and Digital Distance Learning
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This free DNA Informational Text reading is based on Watson and Crick's famous one-page article published in 1953 in Nature magazine, announcing their discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule. It comes with graphic organizers to help your students read and understand this classic scientific paper. Choose to use the traditional printable version, or the paperless, digital Google Apps version.

This is a fantastic way to implement the Common Core State Standards of reading informational text into your science curriculum. Students will read the one-page paper and complete a 4-page set of graphic organizers. Each graphic organizer page can be used alone or in combination with the other pages.

This article and accompanying graphic organizers are perfect for:

  • Classwork or homework assignment.
  • A quick and ready lesson for your substitute folder.
  • Early finishers.
  • Any Common Core lesson on information text.

Included in this product:

  • Watson and Crick Paper
  • Copyright Information
  • Teacher Guide and Instructions for Use
  • Four-page Set of Graphic Organizers
  • Teacher Answer Key
  • Paperless Digital Version for use in Google Drive, Google Classroom, and /or Microsoft OneDrive

If you are implementing Common Core State Standards into your class, this is a marvelous (and short!) piece of informational text to use with your students.

The graphic organizers look best when printed in color, but print perfectly fine if you print using the grayscale setting on your printer.

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Common Core Bundle for the Science and Technical Subjects Grades 6-8

Common Core Bundle for the Science and Technical Subjects Grades 9-10

Common Core Bundle for the Science and Technical Subjects Grades 11-12

Biology Buzz Words: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis Complete Unit Plan Bundle

Common Core Task Cards for ANY Science Informational Text (Set of 75 cards)

Graphic Organizers (Color and Black/White) for any science informational text (Set of 23 graphic organizers)

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Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, identifying important issues that remain unresolved.
Analyze how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11–12 texts and topics.
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.
Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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