These engaging plants reading passages are a must for a plants unit or guided reading groups! All plants reading passages range from 620L-930L, which is perfect for students at a 2nd-5th grade reading level.
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.
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Plants Differentiated Reading Passages (6 Topics)
• “Parts of a Plant” 620-750L
• “What Plants Need” 680-790-880L
• “Plant Life Cycle” 660-790-930L
• “Types of Plants” 690-780-910L
• “A Closer Look at: Pollination” 680-760-880L
• “A Closer Look at: Photosynthesis” 670-770-870L
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.
-Plants Word Wall
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