Dead or Alive Close Reading Article

Grade Levels
8th - 10th
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This is a fun article to incorporate into your characteristics of life unit! This article reviews the 8 characteristics of life, but further explains the legal definition of death and how the criteria for death has changed over the years. Students will learn about brain death, beating heart cadavers, and organ transplantation.

Included in your purchase are 2 versions of the article- lexile 1000 and lexile 800 for your lower level readers. Each version of the article is 2 pages along with 10 comprehension questions and an answer key.

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Total Pages
6 student pages + answer key
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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