These engaging plants reading passages are a must for your plants unit, reading nonfiction texts, or guided reading groups! All plants reading passages range from Grade Level Equivalents of 2.5-5.
Each of the 6 topics come with leveled reading passages containing the same educational material & vocabulary, only varying by reading level. Each reading passage is available at 3 reading levels (except “Parts of a Plant”, which has 2 levels). Please take a peek at the passages in the preview to ensure they are appropriate for your students. All follow-up activities are thoughtfully planned to align to the ELA Common Core.
Save 50% off all passages sold individually by purchasing this package, and an even bigger discount in the Plants Bundle!
Please check out the preview for a closer look!
Plants Differentiated Reading Passages (6 Topics)
(3 Levels each)
• “Parts of a Plant” (2 Levels)
• “What Plants Need”
• “Plant Life Cycle”
• “Types of Plants”
• “A Closer Look at: Pollination”
• “A Closer Look at: Photosynthesis”
Student Materials for Each Passage:
• Vocabulary Preview Charts:
Included are 2 options with vocabulary terms only or a chart with the image & definition filled-in.
• Finding Text Evidence:
Students color code text evidence in the passage and then write a written response in their own words.
• Caption It!
Students match images to their captions in a cut and glue activity.
• Graphic Organizer:
This is perfect for note-taking and comprehension follow up. The format varies by topic.
• Interactive “Lift the Flap” Book (2 Pages):
This book provides students an opportunity to get creative and includes more space to add detail than the graphic organizer.
• Vocabulary Crossword
• Plants Picture Dictionary:
This works well as a cumulative writing piece from each topic.
• Blank Copies of Activity Templates:
These blank template provide instructional flexibility.
This product is also part of the Science & ELA Integration Bundle
, which is enough differentiated reading passages for the entire year!
• Plants Word Wall
• Insects Differentiated Reading Passages
• Solar System Differentiated Reading Passages Grades